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
Here is where you can find all things related to literacy including reading, writing, phonics, spelling, poetry, and more! Have you read any good books lately?
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
It’s Freebie Friday over at Teaching Blog Addict. I have not one, but TWO freebies for you lovely people. One goes along with the theme of “Christmas in July” that is fast approaching. I don’t know about you guys, but I love cute writing paper. I just can’t get enough of it! Freebie #1 is a packet of 20 different… Read More