Today our school had Orientation and I was able to meet all but one of my students. Tomorrow is the first day of school and I'm so excited! I've heard great things about this group and I can't wait to get to know them.
In this post I'll quickly share what my classroom looks like and then I'll have to get back to reading The First Days of School by Harry Wong. I just love that book! I read it every year before going back to school.
About a week and a half ago, I went back to my classroom and discovered it looking like this:
I personalized a message for each child on a postcard and placed it on top of the general info for 5th grade.
I created a brochure of information for the parents because (if they are like me) they don't want to read through pages and pages of information--especially if they have more than one child. I wanted to keep things short and sweet. Here's my brochure that I made through Vista Print:
Moving along...we are starting a new math program this year called Math in Focus (Singapore Math) and we will be using Every Day Counts Calendar Math to go along with it. Here's my bulletin board for the month of August:
TPT store and stuck them to my containers to keep things more organized:
Well, that's my classroom. Gotta get back to reading now. I'll let you know how the first day of school goes.