Friday, August 1, 2014

Five For Friday-August 1, 2014

WOW!  It's August already?  How'd that happen?  I went back to school this week (in-service week)  so I'll try to sum it up in Five for Friday with Doodle Bugs Teaching.

We had in-service training this week and due to construction this is the first week we were allowed to work in our classrooms.  Here's a look at a few things from my classroom.  I CAN NOT take credit for this cute artwork or fun puns.  The awesome teacher I share a room with did all the work.

We teach gifted and talented students so our classroom displays and strategies are a bit different.
 My Teaching with a Twist Facebook page hit 200 likes this week!!! Hooray!!!!  To celebrate I had a 10 minute flash freebie that turned into a 40 minute flash freebie!!  I got caught up watching Big Brother!  But that's okay, I love my followers.

We had a guest speaker this week and he was WONDERFUL!  Has anyone heard of Larry Bell?  If not, you should definitely check him out. He's the brains behind UNRA(A)VEL and 12 Powerful Words.  He has some great strategies that really work when it comes to state testing.

I finished and had a giveaway this week for my Ready-Made Writing Centers.  This is perfect for 1st and 2nd graders.  You can grab it for only $2.00!!

Don't forget the big Back 2 School TPT sale is coming soon.  You can get up to 28% off my ENTIRE store.

This is only the second year that my school district has given us a week off for fall break.  I plan on making the most of it...we just booked a trip to Cancun!  This is one of my favorite places to just get away and relax.
This is a pic from our last trip there in March.

Head over to Doodle Bugs Teaching to see everyone else's Five for Friday.


  1. Congrats on reaching 200 followers and your Cancun picture is BEAUTIFUL!! Adorable blog!
    :) Dana
    Common to the Core

  2. You are going to love having a week for fall break. My kids' district gets one, but my district doesn't anymore. Dang it!!
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