Yes! You read that right! I am actually planning for next year already. But, only because many of my fabulous followers have asked me to! And, I aim to please!
I LOVE my clip chart and I LOVE my clip chart calendars. You can read about how I use them here. Last year, I used calendars I found in Microsoft Word and prettied them up a bit. This year, I couldn't find anything I liked, so, I created my own. I actually had to add in every single date for all 12 months! It took a long time to do, but, I love how they came out.
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I now have an editable version of my clip chart calendars. You can edit the note at the top of the page and the sayings on the side. Click here to get a copy!
In other news, next week, my principal will be observing me for an hour for my formal observation. I have to teach a new skill, so, I decided to teach my students how to conduct an interview. I thought this would be fun and engaging and will give my students plenty of opportunities to interact with and practice new knowledge, and, use all of the writing strategies I have already taught them. I'll be using my Interview With a Friend pack.
I've already printed and laminated the 96 interview questions and everyone will choose a partner and pick 5 questions they want to ask their partner. They'll jot down the answers to the questions and use their notes to write the finished article. Although there are 6 different article templates, I chose the one that says "My Interview With..."
I am really looking forward to this lesson because I know my students will be actively engaged. I'm hoping my principal will love it, too!
One more thing! A very sweet blogging buddy of mine is working hard to raise money for a sweet little boy, who is suffering from a rare genetic condition, called EB. Many bloggers are taking part in a fundraiser to help raise money to fight EB. Currently, there is no cure...
For information on how you can help Jonah, click here.