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June 2015

June 19th – Five For Friday

It’s finally here. . .The Last Day of School! Here was our final week of school! Our class brought in the most cans for our end of the year canned food drive.  As a result, we won a pizza party!!  I was truly surprised by how my students got into the spirit of the food drive this school year.  We finished our final novel of the year “The City of Ember” by Jeanne DuPrau, and watched the movie for a…

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  • June 12th – Five For Friday

    Only five more days of school left!  With the year coming to a close, we had time for a lot of fun activities this week. Author Liesl Shurtliff visited our class…

  • A Magical Classroom Novel

    I am always looking for new novels to share with my students.  After many years of teaching, I have several favorites.  This year, I discovered “Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin”…

  • June 5th, Five For Friday

    We are finally winding down in the windy city.  As I write this we only have 10 more days of school, so this week was all about assessment for us. My…