Quick backstory, last year when I was hired, I barely went through my room to de-clutter the things the former teacher had left. My sweet principal and school secretary had gone through a few things, but mostly it was up to me to sort through what I wanted to keep and what I wanted to
You will still see some piles and, what appears to be, clutter...but trust me, it is a FAR cry from what it was in the middle of June!
Without further ado, current photos of my home-away-from-home!
|One wall of my library...the other side was MUCH too cluttered to photograph!|
|Writing station, just behind library|
|More Writing/Word Work stations....That long black wall will hold our sight words|
|Calendar/Gathering Place...I L-O-V-E my lantern lights:) |
(btw, the calendar board is unfinished, in case you wondered! See, still more work...)
|My teacher desk (above)....I gave it to my para & aide last year, I so RARELY used it.|
|The Bulletin Board you see as soon as you walk in my room. |
Our building theme is HEROES this year...I'm stoked!!
Oh, yeah...I promised you a freebie; as in, my FIRST FREEBIE! I hope you like it:)
When I introduced the CAFE strategies last year, I found the coolest website that introduced each component with an animal character. I absolutely loved this idea, but altered it slightly to fit my
If you like this idea as much as I do, feel free to download these character mini-posters to display on your CAFE board, or simply to use during Guided Reading. This is my first time using Google Docs...I'm a little nervioso! So if this doesn't work, leave a comment with your email and I'll send you the PDF directly:) If it did happen to work, just click on any of the characters to download your copy!
Okay, I am off to bed because I have a TON of stuff to do for my new home....I close (hopefully, say some prayers!) on Friday:) Night, sweet friends!
Oh! Don't forget to go shopping tomorrow! It's that fabulous Christmas in July sale!!! Yay!