Friday, June 28, 2013

Five for Friday 6.28.13

It's Friday!  We are linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching to share 5 things about our week! 

Each weekend we are putting a different product on sale.  This week, our sale product is "Shapebot Shape Activities."   This 42 page document is only $1.50 through Sunday!  See below for more info...

"We created this packet to strengthen our resources for the new Common Core shape standards. We wanted to create a strong connection between 2-D and 3-D shapes and have students use new terms that come with Common Core; such as attribute (defining and non-defining), edges, vertices, and faces. We also included practice with 2-D shapes and 3-D shapes in academic pictures and real life pictures so students would have lots of exposure to the shapes and multiple opportunities to say the shape names."  

We are loving our SUMMER!!!  This is what Sarah has been up to...

She's painting 2 rooms!  Painting is a lot of work, that's for sure.  

I'm not working quite as hard!  In my spare time, I started this book:

Do you know I have found some of my FAVORITE books in People Magazine??? They have a "Great Reads" section in each issue; you'll have to check it out some time! 

It's not all play this summer, we are working too!  This week we have been working on 3 more sets of Math Bags (will be up and ready this weekend) and our Reading Comprehension and Fluency passages (that will be up and ready in the coming weeks).  

This next year we are learning a new system called mCLASS.  This program is how we will administer Running Records - on an iPad.  We are both a little nervous about this.  We had a quick training in the Spring and will have a full training in August.  Do any of you use mCLASS?  If so, how do you like it?  Is it easy to adjust to?

Have a GREAT weekend! 


  1. I LOVE Beth Harbison books! I am also super excited because the new Elin Hildebrand book came out on Tuesday - guess what I'll be doing this weekend??

    Lucky to Be in First

    1. Yes, she's great. I need to finish this one so I can start another. I finish books pretty fast in the summer, but they drag on way too long in the school year. :)

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    1. Yep, no problem! Hope you find some good reads like I do! :)

  3. What a deal $1.50 for your shapes packet. I will certainly check it out.
    Have a great weekend.

    School Is a Happy Place

    1. We used it a ton. Enjoy your weekend and 4th of July holiday!!

  4. Neat buddy blog you have here. Thanks for visiting my blog today : )
    Kids Math Teacher

  5. You girls sure now how to be productive over the summer- excited to see all your new products! I cant wait to hear more about mClass- we use a free app on the iPad right now for our running records so I'm interested to hear more about yours!
    Have a great weekend!
    Learning to the Core

    1. Oh, neat! I didn't realize there were apps for that! Thanks for stopping by!