Week 5: What We’ve Done


Another short week this week.  We had Friday off for Fair Day...and oh my goodness it was great!  Except that I can't seem to get through with everything...that's becoming pretty common around here. But that's what teaching is all about, right?  Flexibility.  Yes.  *I keep telling myself … [Continue reading]

Week 4: What We’ve Done


Last week was another whirlwind.  But we managed to get quite a few things done. It was actually a 5 day week, so we had our full time each day to get our routines down.  EVERY day we start with our Daily Writing Review.  The kids are enjoying it, and I'm already seeing some of the rules and … [Continue reading]

Weeks 1 – 3: What We’ve Done


Well hello there!  I'm baaaaaaaack!  :)  I hope you all have had a GREAT start to your year.  It's been crazy busy already!! I'm going to go ahead and jump right in.  I wanted to share with you the things we've done so far this year.  It might not look like a lot, but we are getting it done...and … [Continue reading]

3rd Grade Writing Scope & Sequence NOW Available!

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Hey, there!  I've been extremely busy this summer trying to roll out more scopes to other grade levels to hopefully get some continuity between the lessons of the great Gretchen Bernabei! My latest addition is a 3rd grade writing scope and sequence.  Let me tell you, friends...if ALL 3rd grade … [Continue reading]

6th Grade Writing Scope & Sequence NOW Available!

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Hi, friends.  How is your summer going?  Hopefully you've had a little time to relax and enjoy some time with friends and family! On a side note, this school year I will once again return to blogging at least twice a month, with a particular focus on grammar.  I'll be starting at a new school, … [Continue reading]

7th Grade Writing Scope & Sequence

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Do you know someone who needs help implementing all of the wonderful strategies from Gretchen Bernabei?  Could that person be YOU? If you answered yes to either question, I have a little something for you!  I just finished a scope and sequence for 7th grade that uses Fun Size Academic Writing for … [Continue reading]