I can’t believe this year is already coming to an end. Tomorrow is my last day with this year’s group of kiddos. 🙁 We have had many ups and downs this year but overall this is probably the best class I’ve had during my teaching career! I will really be sad to see them go. I’ve spent the day getting… Read More
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Open House is Monday night and school starts on Wednesday. I wish my summer wasn’t ending! I have spent a lot of time at the school last week and this week. I have all of the major things done. The thing I am most excited about is my word wall! A couple pf years ago I was looking up word… Read More
I previously explained a little about how I use Scott Foresman Reading Street in my classroom. I have the students read the stories at their own pace and I do one-on-one conferences with each student. To help with my documentation and monitoring of student progress I created “running records” for each story in Units 1-5. Now I know typically running… Read More
Okay, so I am basically re-inventing the wheel here because there are many Daily 5 stamina graphs floating around out there in cyberspace but I wanted to make my own. 🙂 UPDATE 2018: I designed these stamina graphs over 7 years ago! After I received an email from someone about them, I decided they needed a refresh! The new and… Read More