Launching Writer’s Workshop

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Well...hello, friends! Long time no see! I AM still alive...it's just that life hit me and I haven't had the energy to stop in and say hello. So...here goes! We just started our 4th week of school. We've been busy at work getting things up and going in our writing classroom. The first … [Continue reading]

A Week of FUN Review!

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Last week...as in the week BEFORE Spring Break...my class participated in Game Show Review. (I've created a second set of Game Show Review...you can scroll to the bottom for the link.)  In my last post, you saw several kiddos having the time of their lives. Well...it continued for the rest of the … [Continue reading]

Let the Games Begin!

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Oh.  My.  Goodness.  We had a BLAST today, y'all! **PSA: We had a field trip yesterday, so we started our review today.** Excuse how dark this picture is...but we turned off the lights, played music, and let the kids just take in the scenery.  So yeah...not great lighting for snapping … [Continue reading]

Game Show Test Prep

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I don't know about you, but I'm ready to have some fun with test prep!  No boring worksheets.  No monotony of same thing, different day.  Nope.  Not having it. So...I created something that kids are SURE to LOVE!!  GAME SHOW WEEK!! We are calling it "STAAR of the Show" in our room.  It's … [Continue reading]

Expository Writing Samples…And MORE!

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It's that time again.  CRUNCH TIME!!!  EEEEEEEEEEEKKKKKK! Breathe in.  Breathe out.  #wegotthis Just to fill you in on a few things...when we came back from Christmas break, we focused much of our efforts on revising and editing.  You see...we took a common assessment back in December...and … [Continue reading]

H-E-B Buddy League

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Hey, y'all! I wanted to let you in on a little something that's a really neat program for kids.  It's called the H-E-B Buddy League. It is a program that focuses on being a buddy, not a bully, and is GREAT for Diversity Awareness Month in October! As a teacher, you can order a FREE kit … [Continue reading]