(sorry for this less than fabulous pic) This week we learned all about nouns and adjectives. I was inspired by pictures I saw on pinterest but I tweaked them a little. I changed Nick Noun to Ned Noun because I have a Nick in my class and I wanted it to be different. I didn’t find anything ... Read More about Nouns and Adjectives
Greetings friends! OMG, I am so tired and this week is draggggginggggg! I am sorry I haven’t uploaded pictures yet this week but they are coming. We are working on our Farm unit and it has been fun! I will upload my Farm Unit this weekend too. Here is a fun math game that my kids love to play ... Read More about HALLOWEEN Math FREEBIE!
Planning for fun October and Halloween? You should totally go by and check out VINTAGE TEACHER. She does a FREEBIE FRIDAY post every Friday and this past Friday she posted 13 Spooktacular freebie activity links. Totally worth looking!! Just click here. J ... Read More about SPOOKTACULAR Freebies!
Greetings Friends! Happy Monday! I had such a fun weekend. What about you? Friday night a friend of mine and I took my daughter, niece, and one of their friends to Austin to eat at Cheesecake Factory (yum!) and then to a haunted house! EEK!! I am a totally baby but the girls had so much fun. Teenage ... Read More about Creating a SUB TUB!
Greetings blogging buddies! Have parent conferences coming up? Come by and listen to The Organized Classroom’s radio show tonight, where I am a guest panelist. I’ve never done a radio show before so this is a first and I have been so nervous. J It will air tonight at 8:00 p.m. central ... Read More about Parent conferences!
First, a funny! LOL! I organize all of my centers in colored tubs or in buckets on my back counter or on a shelf (back right corner) that I got from the fabu IKEA. All baskets and tubs have a picture on it that corresponds with the center pocket chart. On the pocket chart, I also place ... Read More about Center Organization!
I just started a new center schedule this past week. I am doing a ten day rotation with 20 centers…GASP, right?! Actually, I LOVE it. I am basically preparing for two weeks at a time but this way I keep my groups small (2 or 3 students). I still make sure they go to an art, library or buddy reading, ... Read More about New Literacy Centers!
During calendar time, we always add straws to our tens/ones pocket chart, write numbers on a white board for the number of yesterday today and tomorrow, and then we add a sticky note. The numbers are color coded. I keep them in my “scissor suitcase” this year. It has come in handy! J This has worked ... Read More about Counting the DAYS!
Last week, when learning about the season of FALL, students were to bring a bag of items they found while going on a “Nature Walk” at their home. I drew on white paper a tree top, tree trunk, clouds, grass, etc. and each table colored and cut out something for the mural. Then we glued it on. We all ... Read More about Nature Walk MURAL!