I have made it 3 days and now this will be our first full week with the kids. HMMM...I have to say I'm a little nervous because last week every night I believe I fell asleep by 8:00 pm. I was exhausted! So adding in a couple of extra days makes me wonder how tired I may be by Friday. :-) Oh and we are also doing an Open House night on Thursday.....which means that 8:00 bedtime will not happen on Thursday night for me.
My room was ready for those little first graders to come to school last Wednesday. Here is what it looks like:
Job chart and Prize chart
Calendar, Rules, and Whole Brain Posters
Look at all that space-I had 22 kids last year and this year I have only 16. I didn't realize how much space I had in the room!
Word Work area
Lunch count area
Today I introduced our connect four game that we have on TPT to the kids. They had a lot of fun playing the game while practicing the short a sound.
We have also started building our stamina for read to self in Daily 5-we did 3 minutes today-YAY! Check them out!
I will be excited to get that Daily 5 rolling!
Have a great day!