Teachers: 7:45-3:45....7:15 if you have morning duty...4:00 if you have late duty.
Students: 8:00-3:10...students can enter the building at...
Our 5th grade supply list:
6 spiral notebooks
3 packs of notebook paper
2 packs of pencils
1 pack of pens
Independent reading is very important!!! The TAKS Test in 5th grade is usually 2 paired passages (4 stories) and 2 other stories....Students HAVE...
I love her website...she has a lot of great ideas! (lauracandler.com)
a floor lamp
fabric for my bulletin boards
Thanks for the suggestions...I know that Reading A to Z is great, but we're very fortunate at my school to have a HUGE leveled library.
We are allowed 1 field trip a year.
I'm looking for a new teacher resource site to subscribe to. Anyone have a site that they LOVE and has been really helpful with great ideas and...
What a great trick!!!
We have our awards ceremony the last day of school, then we are going to have coke floats and watch our slideshow. I give each kid a copy of the...
I am totally stealing this!!!
I wouldn't stress about it. I just make a list of the things I've done and a BRIEF explanation with a few of them.
I honestly don't think...
Our kindergarten does one every year, and when I was teaching Kinder I absolutely hated it! I don't think its appropriate at all!
I did this last year and included:
Smarties: Because I know you are SMART
Blowpops: Blow the top off of the TAKS
Starbursts: Aim for the...
Yes, I would and I have. After college there were no jobs in my area (plus the pay is very low), so I packed up and moved by myself from Iowa to...
My break started at 12:30 this afternoon...woohoo!!!!
I would suggest Guiding Readers and Writers by Fountas and Pinnell, and Comprehension and Fluency also by Fountas and Pinnell.
This is where I...
Independent Reading and Reader's Notebook letters. I think its very important for them to be able to build up a reading stamina.
I also use fairy tales to teach compare/contrast and to discuss theme.
I break the kids up into partners. The first day they read the first book...
Man..I haven't posted in a while, guess I need to change that Halloween avatar!
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