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We're on a roll

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The school year has started and we're happy to see all of our friends from last year and some new ones as well!

The word wall is up and going in the classroom as well as many other resources in our class that can be used to tell a story through speaking, writing, or drawing.

Do the students have any new responsibilities?

Yes!

Each student has their classroom folder that should be brought to school each day so that new papers/information can go home. Each student also has a name plate that can stay at home to practice writing from top to bottom their first and last name with a whiteboard or washable marker. Lastly, each student has a sight word sticker book that she/he can keep track of their progress with reading and writing some sight words. Once it is finished they will receive a new one with different words.

I encourage them to use the sight words from their sticker book or from the word wall during class time Writers Workshop. The idea right now is that they become familiar wit…