Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Sorry I've been MIA... freebie and a linky!

What a week. Or two weeks. However long I've been gone! :) I already mentioned this, but I'm moving to kindergarten next year, and I'm moving to a new school in my district. I spent all of last week as a K teacher and a 1st grade teacher - bouncing between two buildings, two classrooms, and two positions. I spent my Tuesday at parent night for incoming K parents, meeting a new teacher who will be my teammate for the first time and getting back into my kindergarten groove. Then, I mingled with the parents - luckily, they were very nice :) On Thursday and Friday, I spent the day in my new classroom meeting the kindergarteners. So cute, but so little compared to my big first graders. On top of all of that, I still was teaching my kiddos in 1st grade and tried to explain my absence to them, but they still weren't thrilled to have a sub. Meanwhile, my dad has been seriously ill since last week, so I've had personal days thrown in there to be with my family. Whew! I am so ready for summer vacation. I have had no time to plan, and very little time to make anything fun :(

 I will share this quick freebie with you to make up for my absence, I hope you can use it! We're working on compound words this week, and I needed a quickie match game for the pocket chart :)


Also, I'm linking up with I {heart} Recess for a fun linky for bloggers with under 200 followers :)


Jess asked that we answer the following questions:

1. Why did you start blogging? Because I loved stalking following other bloggers and getting great ideas, and I thought I could do it too!
2. What is your favorite subject to teach and why? Writing - in the younger grades, there is so much incredible progress, they make you feel like a superstar teacher no matter what! 
3. Describe your teaching style. Flexible, versatile, and creative- I believe in teaching to the group I have, changing things up constantly to meet their needs, and being creative in content delivery :)
4. Give three interesting facts about you. 
   - I have never taught the same grade 2 years in a row.
   - My husband and I are high school sweethearts (dating since age 14)
   - I have worked for 5 principals in 5 years!
5. Do you have a TpT store? If yes, post the link :)
 Yes! Primary Buzz

Have a great night :)

6 comments:

  1. Wow! That sure is a lot going on! Hope everything is going OK with your dad. Hang in there!

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  2. Thanks for linking up! For some reason this time of year is ALWAYS CRAZY! Hope things settle down for you soon.

    Jess

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  3. Whew! Lots of changes but it sounds exciting! Hope your dad gets better!

    Sarah
    Teachingiscolorful.blogspot.com

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