Click any of the pictures to download the visual plans with clickable links from Google docs.
*These visual plans were inspired by my sweet friend DeeDee.
I wanted to do something to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week. Thank you Sarah Cooley for your adorable unit. You saved the day! I wish I had time to do the full birthday party, it looks like so much fun.
Our phonic element for the week is -ar. I like to do a mini-pirate theme along with the phonic element. In my plans, I have included units by Abby, Jodi, Anna, and me.
I have included this listening center log as a freebie in my visual plans. It is the last page of the plan packet.
A few of my math centers this week:
For more on pirates, check out my post from last year by clicking the image below.
Every week, I send home a "Classroom News" page. It is a lot of work when you first start, but as the years go by, I have gotten pretty fast at it and I just copy and paste the "Peek at the Week" from the previous years.
If you are not ready to do a weekly news letter, my long-lost shopping sister/friend Michelle Oakes sells a monthly editable one. I really feel it is important to keep parents in the loop. Click below to check it out.
Thanks for all who entered the "Share the Love" contest!
For info on my penguin packet, check out this post.
Have a great week!