Classroom Stories, Teacher Life

Life Lessons That Fail

We are working on informative writing using text evidence. Reminder: I teach second grade. We read a story about penguins and were going to write what we learned about penguins. My class is known for copying text exactly from the text. Word for word. I told them about Plagiarism and that is was illegal. I told… Continue reading Life Lessons That Fail

Personal

10 Fun Facts

I read an awesome blog, found here, where they wrote 10 fun facts about themselves. I thought that would be an awesome idea, so here I am. Here are 10 fun facts about me. I LOVE all things pink and glittery. Those are my two favorite things. Taylor Swift is my favorite. I've been to… Continue reading 10 Fun Facts

Personal

I Must Be The MOST Boring Person

I read a blog with 10 fun facts about me yesterday and was determined to do one about myself today. I went to write the post and could not come up with ten facts about myself. I got to 7 and had no idea what else to write. The facts I did write, were not… Continue reading I Must Be The MOST Boring Person

Teacher Life

Observation Day 2

Had my second observation of the spring today. You can read about the first one here. Guess what? John Cena made an appearance 5 minutes before the lesson. He never showed up during the lesson, thank heavens! I did tell him, "If you stay in this seat and don't leave it once while the principal… Continue reading Observation Day 2

Teacher Life

Observations

I had my first observation of my spring observations today during writing. We were learning about adjectives. It went well, overall. I didn't have anyone practicing their John Cena knock out moves (this happens almost hourly in my classroom) so that's a plus! I don't know about you but observations STRESS ME OUT! The person… Continue reading Observations

Classroom Stories

The Posters Continue

-sigh- If you haven't checked out this post, read it before reading this one. This post is a continuation of the previous post. Recap: Last year I had a child post another teachers class mission statement ALL over my classroom. Everywhere. I found multiple copies cleaning my room at the end of the year. A… Continue reading The Posters Continue

Lesson Ideas

Read Across America Week Fun

I LOVE Read Across America Week. It might be my favorite week of the year! Here's a run down of our week. Monday: Cat in the Hat Day The class wore a hat and we read the Cat in the Hat story. We usually do a directed drawing on this day too. We didn't have… Continue reading Read Across America Week Fun

Lesson Ideas

Camp Read-A-Lot Day

Part of Read Across America week includes a fun filled day of camp Read-A-Lot! This awesome resource was created by Angie Olson at Lucky Little Learners. Here's a link to her pack. I always talk up any activity we are going to do. Yesterday I was telling the kids all about how fun tomorrow was… Continue reading Camp Read-A-Lot Day