Call me crazy, but I couldn't leave for my beach trip on Wednesday without starting to set up my classroom! Being a second-year teacher comes with the knowledge of what actually worked the first time around and what didn't (whereas last year this time, I was setting up my classroom in hopes that I was doing it the "right" way). There are lots more little projects to be done, but there will be time for those things when I get back from the beach.
Gotta love starting with a blank slate:
After getting my guided reading corner situated and my homemade "no-sew" curtains hung:
Some Daily Five Anchor Charts that I made - need to be laminated next week:
Created a postcard to send to my kiddos when I *finally* get my class list:
...And right on cue, the back-to-school nightmares have begun.
You know, the ones where you show up on the first day naked. Or you get to school on the first day and find out that you're now going to be teaching kindergarten. Or you find out you're teaching kindergarten and you have a class of feral children who eat your lunch when you're busy crying in the closet. Uh-huh... the new school year is definitely right around the corner.