Fables

My students love reader's theatre in my class, probably because they love the drama. It continues throughout the day, you know, on the playground, at lunch etc..  I am sure you get the picture. So when we do reader's theatre in the classroom  and they can be real drama like, they eat it up. I can not wait until we start this fables unit this next week. It will also be a great transition into learning  lessons and  morals which we have spent our fair time talking about and working on these first few weeks.  This pack is loaded with activities and I am excited about it.








































You can find this pack on both my teacher sites.  Have a great weekend. Stay safe, because once again this week I was reminded how short our time on Earth is when a co-worker's wife was killed suddenly in a car accident just three miles down the road.  So stress less, love more and enjoy life. I plan on it!




Daily Five-Cafe Freebies

Wow! First week in and I am still exhausted, and I am sure I will be until next June.  My students were so happy to be back at school.  Four new students this year, that is it.  The rest I have had last year and the year before.  I have been so lucky to have great supportive parents and children who love to go to school.  I am sharing with you today my Daily Five and Café freebies.  My favorite is My Free pack called "Daily Five, show them how."  I like this because I do not have to make ugly anchor charts.  (I am sorry some anchor charts are very pretty.)  Mine not so much, and really if it isn't cute I don't like keeping them up for long.  So I do however like my pocket chart.  This activity you ask your students if the behavior is a correct behavior or an incorrect behavior and then you place them under the right heading. So fun, we worked on Read to Self and Read to Someone last week and then practiced these skills.  Sad to say they still need practice.  But they do certainly know what behaviors are correct and incorrect for Read to Self and Read to Someone.  I am so happy to share these lessons along with my Daily Five posters and Café posters, and strategy cards.  Enjoy and happy teaching to you all.


My favorite Daily Five item that I have (FREE)  is this pack called Daily Five (Show Them How) It has everything you need for lessons on how the students should look and behave during read to self, read to someone, word work, listen to reading and work on writing.
The words and strategies under the titles are a little different than the sisters.  A little more me friendly and kid friendly.

Happy teaching and enjoy these FREE items!