Hi Y'all! I stumbled across this post I wrote back in 2012. Wow! 4 years ago!!! This is a really fun and sweet Christmas craft I have done with my kiddos each year during the Holiday season. I love this craftÂ because it is pretty easy and relatively mess free (unless your break one!). It also … [Read more...] about Christmas Craft Fun!
Guided Reading has been another area of struggle for me. Luckily I feel a bit more confident in it than I do science. But there is SOOO much you can do during Guided Reading that it has been a bit overwhelming. As a first year teacher you get a day to have a sub and go visit other teachers/campuses … [Read more...] about Guided Reading
One of my favorite activities we have done as by far been the lesson on melting. Courtesy of Kristin, of course!!! I hate science. Science has always been a struggle for me. I scraped by during my undergrad in all of my Science courses (which was a lot). In fact, I probably could have had a 4.0 … [Read more...] about Crayons Are A Meltin’
In our classroom we have a lot of tattling...and I mean A LOT!!! We do Class Meetings daily. One of the parts of class meetings is to create a Wheel of Choice. This is a wheel that the kids can go to when they have a problem and choose a solution to help them with their problem. This has come in … [Read more...] about Wheel of Choice
We spent two solid weeks working on inferenceing. We did some really fun lessons that I think the kids thoroughly enjoyed! For the first couple of days we just talked about what it means to infer. We use text evidence-err side story. I asked them if they knew what text evidence was. No hands went … [Read more...] about Whatâ€™s in Ms. Buchtienâ€™s purse?!?!? A Lesson on Inferring
The last Friday of each month we (all of 3rd grade) do â€œFun Fridayâ€. We spend the afternoon doing fun, yet educational activities. 2 teachers pair up to co-teach a lesson. I really enjoy it because itâ€™s time for us to teach while doing fun lessons that we donâ€™t always have time for during a … [Read more...] about Gobble Gobble