Since we go back to school in LESS THAN 2 weeks, I have been in my classroom working. I am NOT done, but I wanted to share what I have done... I have a long ways to go, and wish I had more in the way of organization, but alas, I am just not there yet! :)
This is what my room looked like last week when I went in and started purging my stuff:
Don't judge me, I have been a busy bee! :)
Now, here is what I have accomplished:
I put up a new border and header for my Word Wall (it used to be a student work display board)
Yes, those are little tiny Mickeys that I glued onto the border. I couldn't help myself...
This year, I am using Brag Tags as incentives for EVERYTHING, but I didn't want students to take them home and lose them. I wanted them proudly displayed. So, I made this "Wall of Fame." I love this awning! The Mice are from Disneyland and are actually postcards. :)
Don't mind the cords. They will be disguised nicely before students come... My objective board is on the white board, and is created using magnetic border. I also have a "College Talk" label for the academic vocabulary we are learning.
Ok, I am IN love with this area... Last year, it was my Word Wall, and was dead space... Like, table with tubs that was NOT functional. I am hoping that moving my word wall over to my writing area (DUH, ERIN!) will be better, and now I have an ACTUAL AREA for a listening center. Plus, how CUTE is that couch that my fabulous admin found for me?! The wall with chalkboard fadeless paper (it's a real thing!!) will be completed when I finish printing my headers... I made the numbers, and the framed signs, but this is a blurry picture, so I will have to post another later. I really want to do tissue pom Mickey ears in the corner, or maybe a red polka dot bow. :)The bag at the bottom is for the birthdays that I will do once I have my birthday chart printed and ready to hang. I am also planning on adding borders around my window! Stay tuned for more later!
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