sanford book pushers
Oct 17 STAND Together day Wear Blue to STAND Together against teasing and bullying
Oct 18 First three items in Talent Ed are due (see email)
Oct 18 A Major Event: Math PD for grades 2-5 at 3:15 (all grades 2-5 teacher must attend)
Oct 20 Grades 3-5 teachers submit name of the classroom SCA Rep to Jena
Oct 20 Social Committee: You've Been Mugged Event
Oct 26 Wear Pink and Jeans day for Cancer Awareness
Oct 27 Book Pusher Shirt Day
Oct 27 Reading Night and Launching 40 Book Challenge to families 530-700 (all teachers encouraged to attend)
Oct 31 Book Character Day
Nov 1 Make up pictures
Nov 7 Share Day 315
Nov 8 Teacher workday-students do not report
Nov 8 Report cards due for review by 3pm
Nov 16 Report cards go home
Make sure Book Pusher/Book Challenge culture is clearly expressed in your room
Text Immersion is a yearlong ongoing theme. Use the blog and your teammates to generate ideas for your room if you need to. If your room does not express similar themes as to those that have been shared on the blog today and the past few weeks, then please get it up and running or get assistance from your colleagues in the building.
Look for's include:
- Celebrating student reading and documenting books that students read
- Organized classroom library
- Comfortable places for students to read
Book Pusher Book Challenge display in Georgia Estes 4th grade room
40 Book Challenge Display by Genre in Kristie McCray's fifth grade room
Students make a book mark for each book they read in Melene Skeeter's fifth grade room
What are we reading displayed in Krista Yarbrough's fifth grade room
Featuring an author and author study in Yarbrough's room
Book Reviews on display in Brittany Hudnall's third grade room
Students and the books they read in third grade
Third grade hallway display with each student's picutre and the ring that will be added for each book they read
Talent Ed Workshop-Reminder: first three items in Talent Ed are due on Tuesday
Bulletin board space in classroom devoted to Book Pusher/40 Book Challenge culture in your room.
Student work is posted in the hallway. Student work that is posted is current and includes a guiding question, guiding statement or Learning Target.
Current schedule posted outside classroom.
Keep up with the blog and the information that is shared
Read Simple Starts Chapter 9 on Conferring
Please read chapter 9 in Simple Starts: Leverage the Power of Conferring: Get to Know and Support Your Readers.
This will form the basis of our work on our next Share PD Day. You will also find great tips and suggestions you can implement right away in your classroom.
Congratulations Jackie on her audit
This is the note from her yearly audit:
Congratulations on the superb manner in which you have handled your school’s finances this past year. You had no auditor comments for the 2015-16 school year.