I am going to give you a quick look around my new room! Throughout the room there will be many freebies, products, and affiliate links for things I use in my classroom! Feel free to recreate any of the ideas!I put my desk up against the wall in my teaching area! I always add a banner with my name (my banner is located here). I also have a weird bulletin board behind my desk, so I used my circuit to cut out "Love for Mrs. Wilde", this is where I will place all my letters and pictures from ... Read More about Classroom Reveal 2017-2018
Many times I get asked how I structure my day in third grade! Today I am going to go through a quick overview of how our day is structured!A quick note: Our day does not go perfect everyday, but we work hard to keep this schedule each day!Students start arriving at 8:50. They come in the classroom, put away all their supplies, put their notes in the turn in, mark their lunch on the smart board, and then they start their morning tubs. The Brown Bag Teacher talks about her morning tubs ... Read More about A Day in the Life of a 3rd Grade Classroom!
I love Google! We have Google Chrome Books in our classroom and we LOVE it! One of my favorite ways is to use Google Quizzes which is a step off of Google Forms. It is great because not only do you take the quiz on the computer so you don't have to copy, but it will grade it all for you and then give it the results right back to the student! It is such an amazing way to assess that truly is more engaging to students. Google Forms does all my assessment work for me! Google forms ... Read More about How to Use Google Forms in the Classroom
I love book clubs and I love when students are reading the same book. But we do not have the time to do book clubs all the time and plus I know kids get tired of having an assigned reading. Due to both of these things I decided to start friendly reads! So, what is a friendly read?Friendly Reads are the new type of book club. They are a book club that will motivate even your most reluctant readers to want to read new novels.Students are externally motivated by their friends and their peers. ... Read More about The Power of a Friendly Read
We LOVE read aloud in third grade! I love reading aloud just for enjoyment and I also love completing novel studies with my students.So, what is the difference of a plain read aloud and a novel studies?Well, we do a read aloud every single day. For a read aloud I read to the students and ask questions for discussion throughout the book. But we do nothing with the book. No graphic organizers, no tests, no nothing! We just read for enjoyment and discussion.For a novel study, we all have a copy of ... Read More about 10 Memorable Read Aloud Novels