I took all of my strategy charts off of the walls last week. I realized that they were more like posters than instructional aids if I kept them up since … Continue Reading Empty Bulletin Boards
Aimee Buckner’s Book, Notebook Know-How, is an excellent resource for providing kids with strategies for generating notebook writing. Since many folks who took our poll asserted that they wanted more … Continue Reading Sharing a Notebook Lesson
Ruth, and many other TWT Readers, have been back-to-school with the kids for weeks. My students, on the other hand, start classes this Tuesday. I was cleaning out my closet … Continue Reading Routines I Teach So Things Run Smoothly
Literacy Interview Originally uploaded by teachergal My colleague recently gave me a copy of a Reading Profile she uses with her students. Loved it! However, it left me realizing that … Continue Reading Combo: 2 questionnaires meshed into one
I blogged about the plan book I was creating a couple of weeks ago. I found that many photo books were just too expensive to create over the summer, plus … Continue Reading My Personalized Plan Book Arrived Today!
old file tote with new folders Originally uploaded by teachergal I have four days left until I head back to school. Granted, I’ll be in my classroom later today putting … Continue Reading PHOTO FRIDAYS: systems and tools that look pretty
I was looking around for a poem about Labor Day on this final summer Friday. (I know, I know… summer goes through mid-September. However, this is the weekend that always … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: An Acrostic Poem About Labor Day
Who isn’t busy these days? We all are, regardless of where we are in our teaching careers. I found a fantastic site today, The Busy Teacher’s Cafe, which is put … Continue Reading Busy???
Postcards to Help with the Eradication of First Day of School Jitters Originally uploaded by teachergal I created some postcards to send to my students later today. I’m sending them … Continue Reading Trying to Banish the Back-to-School Jitters
Trading Our Favorite Spaces: 1 of 2 Originally uploaded by teachergal Mary Lee & Franki are hosting something of a blog carnival over at A Year of Reading. It’s called … Continue Reading Trading My Favorite Classroom Spaces
My Students’ New Writing Center Originally uploaded by teachergal Last year my students’ writing center was a pretty tall bookcase. The wooden structure, pictured, housed the math center. However, as … Continue Reading Writing Center
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Monday-What I’m working on now… Originally uploaded by teachergal I’ve been busy setting up my classroom for the past two days. (Hence the reason I haven’t posted much.) Here are … Continue Reading Setting up my classroom
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When I moved to RI, I borrowed a motto from a former colleague, Halli, in New York. She had a BIG sign over her door that read, “We will work … Continue Reading Unscramble the Teacher’s Motto