Friday, June 27, 2014

Five for Friday- June 27th

     It is time for Five forFriday again with Doodle Bugs Teaching!  This week has gone by SO fast!  I feel like this summer is just flying by.  Here is what I was up to this week:

1.  Remember that giant to do list I had?  Well I have been adding things to it that I want to work on instead of getting some things done that I NEED for this fall.  So, this week I buckled down and got busy on some much needed projects for this fall.  
       This first one is a homophone set. My school uses Fundations by Orton Gillingham.  Last year was the first year of using the program. I really liked it, but felt that I didn't have as many supplementary materials created as I would have liked.  I just finished typing up all of the homophones that are studied in the level 3 program.  You can grab a copy by clicking on the picture below.

2.  I printed these word cards off and plan to laminate them today.  Do you have Lakeshore Learning in your city? I have an awesome coupon from them to laminate up to 15 linear feet for free!  I will be heading there this afternoon with some goodies that I have been saving to laminate. I plan to create a bulletin board with these fabrics and using the ribbon to hold them on it!

3.  I have also been working on my new library system.  When I taught first grade, my students only had two books checked out at a time, so it was pretty easy to keep track of books in the classroom.  But, in third grade we allow the kids to have 5 books in their book boxes at a time.  I had a hard time keeping my library as organized as I would like.  SO, I am using a library card system this year.  Click HERE to see where I got my inspiration and freebie to help create my library pockets!

4.  Our school has a summer program where we take students who may need more social experiences or who don't have the same opportunities as their peers, on field trips.  Yesterday, I helped chaperon a trip to the Columbus Zoo!  It was a fun time, but SUPER HOT!

5.  Continuing to try and run and bike a lot this summer!  Hopefully, I can keep this up during the school year!  Here is what I saw on one of my adventures this week! This pretty park is right in the middle of the city!  So nice! :)

Happy Friday!


  1. Yep, I love Lakeshore. I also love your blog theme/design; Megan gave my blog, The Third Grade Learning Spot, a makeover, too. Would love if you stopped by. I'll be sure to stop by again to check out your ideas : )

    1. Renee- thanks for stopping by! I will be sure to check out your blog! :)


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