Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Donors Choose and Giveaway Reminder

I wanted to share some of the images of my kiddos with our books we got through Donors Choose.  I had a project titled: Chapter Books – the Coolest!  Which was fully funded (with a little help from me?!  I just couldn’t stand not having it funded!).  My kids were so excited when they saw all these chapter books that I’ll use in guided reading/lit. circles.
Check out these smiles!

They went crazy for the Mercy Watson books!  I can’t wait to get started using these books in my classroom!
Any tips on lit circles? I’ve never been able to them before (for lots of reasons) and am excited/anxious to try!
Donors Choose is the BEST!'
ALSO, don’t forget to take advantage of my giveaway and earn your chance to win my latest unit, Hot Tamales filled with literacy and math activities AND Eric A. Kimmel’s book The Three Little Tamales.  Click the image below to head on over to the original post:
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    1. Thanks Rachel! We are pretty excited!

  2. Ooh, congrats! My classroom just got some new books, and it is so fun to see the looks on their faces. Good luck on the lit circles!

    Luckeyfrog's Lilypad

    1. Thanks Jenny! I've got a lot to figure out if I want to make this project something meaningful!

    2. By the way... I 'tagged' you! If you want to play, check it out here: http://luckeyfrogslilypad.blogspot.com/2012/04/tag-im-it.html

  3. I meant to comment on this yesterday and say that my second graders are obsessed with Mercy Watson!! My reading program came with 6 copies of the 3rd book in the series, so I yanked the first two from the library and you would've thought I gave the second graders a new puppy... haha!

    Marvelous Multiagers!