Room B5 is in finally in full swing! And I have gotten my reading workshop underway! I start off Reader's Workshop with my mini-lesson. Some of my lessons come from Lucy Calkins Units of Study for Reading, which my district provided. Other lessons come from the book, The Reading Strategies Book … [Read more...]
Memory Lane – Cow Eye Dissection on Halloween
For the past few years I have been doing cow eye dissections on Halloween. As you know, Halloween is already a day full of hype, so why not go all the way? My fifth grade team started doing the cow eye dissections a few years ago. Most of the students love it! There are a few who choose to go to … [Read more...]
September TpT Giveaway!
a Rafflecopter giveaway *** SEPTEMBER GIVEAWAY *** It's Fall y'all! To make this season a little easier this year, myself and a team of amazing teachers have grouped together to gift ONE awesome, lucky teacher with a TPT gift card! PRIZES INCLUDE 1 x $150 TPT Giftcard REMEMBER: … [Read more...]
September’s Reveal and Review
Welcome to this month's reveal and review. With the beginning of the year, many of us are looking for teaching materials. Here are two products you might find useful in your classroom. Reveal My latest product is Currently Writing Activities. I used this at the beginning of the school year. As … [Read more...]
My Easy Teaching Life? Clear Expectations and Consistency
At the beginning of the year, teachers are very good at going over classroom expectations and procedures. I am going on my third week of school and I have been spending a lot of time teaching my students how I run my class and what is expected of them. Even though half of my kiddos were in my class … [Read more...]
What’s Going on in Room B5? Beginning of School!
The beginning of the school year 2018 started off great! Of course, I spent the last few weeks putting my room together and planning a bunch of fun activities for the first week and it paid off. This was probably my best opening in years- everything labeled quickly, my room set up in time, and a … [Read more...]
Technology in the Classroom
If you are lucky enough to have technology available in your classroom, you know the value it can have with your students. Nowadays, there are programs that bring learning to another level and far beyond publishing writing. As you know, I teach a 4th/5th grade combo class. Last year, I had 34 … [Read more...]
August’s Reveal and Review
Welcome to another Reveal and Review. This month I am revealing my Farmhouse signs for a schedule, library, baskets, students' desktops and chairs. I am also reviewing STEM Engineering Design Thinking Challenges by A Different Kind of Thinking. Reveal My newest product is my Farmhouse … [Read more...]
Back to School Giveaway!
a Rafflecopter giveaway *** BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY *** It's nearly that time! We hope you have enjoyed your summer! To make this season a little easier this year, myself and a team of amazing teachers have grouped together to gift ONE awesome, lucky teacher with a TPT gift card, Target gift … [Read more...]
My Easy Teaching Life? Label Everything!
Hello Everyone! Most of us are getting ready to go back to school or have already started. My most important tip for Back to School is label everything! I have found over the years it is important for me as much as for the students. First, I assign everyone a number in the class. I do it … [Read more...]
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