5 Back to School MUST HAVES!

Its FINALLY HERE! The B2S Sale that is.  I know for some it might be dreaded or you might not go back for awhile but I have to report by the end of next week so this could not come at a more perfect time! My cart is full and am I’m excited to get a chance to purchase more materials before the start of the school year!

*Stick with this post for a chance to win a product of your choice from my store – B2S doesn’t get better than that! *  

I’ll leave you with my Top 5 items you should consider for your classroom this year: 
1.  Interactive Notebooks! I’m so excited to start these in my room this year! I think these are so engaging for students and are a great way to introduce the concept of notes while not overwhelming students.  
I’m excited to use my Study Your State Notebooks! 
2. Classroom Jobs – I take help where I can get it.  Moving up to a new grade level I definitely will give my students more responsibility in our room and hope to instill a pride in their work.  I will only change jobs a couple times a year so they will work and perform that same job for a majority giving them a chance to excel!  We are even applying for jobs!
Here’s a peek at how they are looking in my classroom: 
Did I mention they are Editable?! Love Love LOVE THESE!
3.  Fun Science Resources! I don’t know if this needs explanation but these are great to engage students or families! Here are some tried and true ones to make science extra special: 
            
4. Caring Classroom – I have a post coming up soon about this….but if you want to create an environment of caring in your classroom this year – this is NOT to pass up! Packed with ideas and resources to use all year long!

5. Exit Slips – these are essential as more and more administration are requiring formative assessment in classrooms! These have fun Tech and Social Media themes that students will LOVE!

 Ok now that you have seen my MUST HAVES for my room – let me know what you want! Pin any of these pictures or any product from my store and leave the URL and your email below.  I’ll pick *some* winners that will get their chosen product before the sale – saving some moolah! 

PIN AWAY! 

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  1. First Grade Carousel on August 1, 2014 at 10:43 pm

    Here's my pin: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/423056958719867118/
    This year I will begin using student data notebooks, and I can't think of a more important skill for my students to track than RAK! What a wonderful idea 🙂
    Maria firstgradecarousel@gmail.com

  2. alopes on August 2, 2014 at 6:32 am

    This is going to be my first year teaching, and this would be a great resource to help my students learn their sight words!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/46373071138293534/
    alopes@stetson.edu

  3. The Polished Teacher on August 2, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    The kids would love these sight word spinning games!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/422634746254356009/
    thepolishedteacher@gmail.com

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