Five for Friday...and a little freebie

Today is officially my last day of winter break (because the weekend doesn't really count, does it?? I mean, we would have it off anyway....but I digress)  I can't tell you how much I have enjoyed my time off, but I am also really excited to get back into my classroom.  I really do love what I do, so while I am sad to be leaving my little ones, I am happy to get back to my big ones.

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I thought I would cap off this last day of vacation with a Five for Friday review from Doodlebugs.

 I have been doing a whole heck of a lot of planning, trying to get ready for next week. 
Looking through Notice and Note to prepare my first Signpost lesson.  I actually also bought a lesson plan book!  Yay me!

 My daughter and I like to go on "Girls' Dates" where it is just her and I spending the day together.  This time, we went to Disneyland and California Adventure.  On a side note, did you know they have a nursing/pumping station at both parks??  It is such a nice place to go to get away from it all and enjoy a little downtime while pumping (in my case.)



 I am working on so many things right now, just to prepare for class.  One area I want to tighten up is my root word instruction.  I have taken all of the stuff I did in the past (you can read about it here) and sort of combined it into a trifold.  Have I mentioned how much I love trifolds right now?  Anyway, I finished the first week, and you can get it here if you want to try and use it too :)

I have been spending a lot of time with my crockpot lately.  I LOVE this thing.  My favorite recipe so far is the Salsa Chicken that I made.  You take some chicken breasts, a jar of salsa, and a packet of taco seasoning.  Place it all in the crockpot, cook on high for 5 hours, and you have a great shredded chicken for tacos, burritos, tostadas, enchiladas....you name it! 
 I am also loving INSTAGRAM.  Are you on it?  If you are, come join me over there. I post a whole bunch of random pictures and it is just fun!

So there you have it, some random things that are going on this week in the world of Room 6.  

7 comments

  1. Thanks for the freebie! I love the 'presubsol' question. What do the students do in the blank boxes (4 boxes on one page)?

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    1. I am planning on having the kids draw a picture of the root. One that is different than the clipart that I provided.

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  2. I am sssssooooooo jealous that you like close enough to Disneyland to just go!! Living in KY and being a disneynut we have a 12 hour drive. Thanks for the freebie.

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  3. Hi Stephanie! I loved your post! I also love to go on "girl dates" with my daughter and also went to Disneyland a couple of years ago! I have two daughters but one was wanting to go with her friend at the time and lost out going with us and then her friend didn't go! It was a big deal too because we live in BC. I wish you a great first week back!
    Shelley
    The Perks of Teaching Primary

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  4. Thank you for the freebie and the recipe- I am always on the hunt for yummy crockpot recipes!

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  5. I love my crockpot, especially in the winter! I have heard many people talk about Notice and Note. It will likely be on my next Amazon order.

    Thank you!
    Mary
    Fit to be Fourth

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  6. So excited about the Root Word activity. Can't wait to use it tomorrow!! :)))))))))

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