*There is nothing more exciting to me than starting a new school year.
*I'm starting my 25th year of teaching and I still get that "feeling" in the pit of my stomach when I open a new school year.
*One of the most exciting parts for me is setting up the classroom space that my students and I will be spending the next 170 days in.
*The central focus of our classroom is of course BOOKS.
*I took a few moments this morning to take a walk around the round and snap some pictures...
Reading in the Wild by Donalyn Miller
Comprehension Connections - Bridges to Strategic Reading
by Tanny McGregor
Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading
by Kylene Beers & Robert E. Probst
The Cafe Book by Gail Boushey & Joan Moser "The Sisters"
A Few Picture Book Bins
One Graphic Novel Bin
Spiral Moveable Library
Welcome Bulletin Board - Five Teams of Five
(Celebrating the two schools where my own kids go)
Love this Poster
Our Read Aloud and Bins of Books
More Bins of Books and Our First Picture Book
Best Reading Chair EVER!
My Collection of Hard Cover Books