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Classroom - Reading area

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She stores all the papers for each unit/theme in binders. So smart. I keep cramming stuff into bursting filing cabinets.

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Organization

this blog post has SO many tips to organize your classroom library

Reading area

make snowflakes from the bottoms of plastic bottles. So saving bottles to do this for next year to string on lights for the porch.

Frozen theme party - beverage container decoration. clever

4 Terrific Classroom Library Makeover Tips

Pool Noodles are the secret to making palm trees. I taped two pool noodles together end to end with duct tape. Then I spray painted them brown. Each tree took about 100 lunch size paper sacks. I cut the bottoms off of all of them and then smooshed them down together. I slid the bags onto the pool noodles until I had the whole thing covered. The bottom and top bag got taped onto the pool noodle with masking tape and kinda scrunched around to cover up the tape....

Lists I Live By: Paper Bag Palm Trees

Each time a student BLURTS out loud without raising hand they have to take one down. Last person to have all 3 gets rewarded!

A 2nd Grade Adventure: Couple of Ideas to Share

More classroom Layouts

Peace, Love, 2 Sisters: Show and Tell Monday- Classroom Tour

Reading Graffiti Board...I love this! Put up black paper, provide silver sharpies and let students write one quote from a book. They'll be reading more critically to find that one perfect quote!

Life is Better Messy Anyway: Reading Graffiti

Themed classroom corner....mix up the reading corner every once in awhile to keep things fun

Classroom Reading Area

Zuni Elementary School: Reading Class
  • Mallory Thawley

    Love the room set-up! I will be teaching 4th grade reading for the first time this year & I'm getting ideas.

OMG! LOVE this Reading and meeting area. Leaf canopies from IKEA.