I’m here to give you a quick peek at how I organize my classroom library. I have all of my books labeled with a sticker that corresponds to what basket it goes in. Some of them are sorted by the genre of the book and some are sorted by favorite authors. I don’t have my books sorted by level because my students choose these books as interest books. They have other (leveled) books in their book boxes that come from our school’s book room.
I am here today with some more about this great book I’m reading with some of my friends: Unshakeable by Angela Watson. Yesterday I wrote about Chapter 13 which was all about building in rest and downtime during the day.
I am back today for some more about Angela Watson’s fabulous book, Unshakeable. If you haven’t already, check out Jessica’s posts over at Tales of a First Grade Teacher. She blogged about chapters 11 & 12!
I am here to tell you about how I manage my small group lesson plans. I don’t know about you, but the less notebooks/binders/lesson plans I have to keep up with throughout the day, the better. I also don’t use a typical lesson plan book. I bought a notebook from Target that had about 90 pages in it and I glued in a lesson plan template every week. That being said, I had extra room in my lesson plan book for my small group lesson plans. Read more
When the back to school paperwork crazy time hits, I make sure that I am READY for my school’s sneak a peek night. I do what I can to get the back to school paperwork mountain tamed before school starts. I don’t want to start off sending paperwork home every single night.
That’s why I created my Meet the Teacher Pack. This resource has been an integral part of my back to school paperwork routine for 3 years. Read more