Five for Friday!

Friday, May 24, 2013 / 11 comments

Every week I have full intentions on doing this, and then Friday comes and goes and it doesn't happen!
For some reason, I have been able to be totally caught up on blogging {4x in one week?!}
Here we go...

{one}
My fourth graders are about to leave me! Middle School is a whole different ball game, and they have lockers with old school locks!
We've been practicing on different locks to get used to the process.

{two}
The constant circulation of sweets around my school is killing me!
I swear I will melt weight away during the summer because I won't be munching on junk con.stant.ly.
We had cupcakes for my coworker's birthday.
I had not one, but two of these suckers.
{three}
Our fourth grade classes got to visit West Virginia University on Wednesday!
We got to play on WVU's football field, sit in a real college classroom, and eat in the same place all the students eat.
 We also got to take a tour of the downtown campus, which is full of history.
This was one of my favorite buildings when I was a student there.

{four}
We have started making Hope King's adorable memory books!
My student's are very excited about them & can't wait to show them off.

{five}
This week, I began the process of making my own little deck garden.
I have tried to have plants in the past, but they never seem to last very long.
I am really trying hard to have a green thumb like my grandma and at some point have a real garden.
They sure do look pretty right now!
Only 5 more days of school!
I am going camping all weekend with friends & family.
Have a fantastic Memorial Day Weekend!

11 comments:

  1. We had so many treats to eat at our school last week too! So hard to resist! Good luck with the deck garden. :)
    Lori
    Conversations in Literacy

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    1. They are so hard to resist! Thanks for the well wishes! :)

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  2. Practice locks is a great idea. It prepares the kids and is great for motor and thinking skills. My little kids like this activity too.

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  3. Good look with your garden. We are practicing with locks next week. I love finding other upper grade teacher bloggers to follow. :)
    Brandee @ Creating Lifelong Learners

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    1. Glad you found me, Brandee! Have fun with the locks! :)

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  4. Love your blog, and your activities you are doing with your students...I am a special ed teacher too. Laura

    Read-Write-Create

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    1. Thank you, Laura! I can't wait to come see yours as well!

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  5. This is the first year that I am not doing a garden in a garden. I am trying a potted garden. Yikes! Not sure how that is going to work out. I wish you luck with your garden!!!
    Em
    Curious Firsties

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  6. Just found your blog today through Five for Friday! I am a new follower and will be back to read future posts... Love your deck garden project! Have a wonderful long weekend!

    All the best--
    Sarah @ Hoots N Hollers

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  7. I love the memory books. We have been working on the same in my class. = )

    Enjoy your weekend!

    Jenny
    Suntans and Lesson Plans

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