Saturday, November 3, 2012

FAP IT! Activity and November Currently

This year is flying by!! I can't believe it's already November and only 2 weeks until Thanksgiving!

Before I get to my November Currently...I have posted a new item that I use with my kids to help them identify the form, audience, and purpose of a piece of writing.  It's called FAP IT!  After students identify the form, audience, and purpose for a piece of writing OR for a prompt they are going to respond to (ex. On-Demand prompts) then they can press their "FAP" button and answer aloud or tell a partner! 




My students LOVE this activity!  There are FAP buttons to laminate and 6 different sets of FAP cards for the students to fill out.  I use this as a whole-group activity, partner work, and at my Work on Writing station. 
Check it out HERE!
Now on to the CURRENTLY!  I love the beginning of each month because I think these are so fun!


I am currently listening to the Notre Dame football game...my husband is a HUGE fan and gets way too into the games!! So I just work on school work because it's just a game right?!?

I have sooo many papers to grade!  I can't wait for Tuesday to get here so I can get stuff done! And Vote, of course!

Christmas is my FAVORITE time.  I mean I want to pull my decorations out now and put them up! Don't get me wrong, I love Thanksgiving, but it's so hard fitting in all of my family in two days!

I am wanting a new pair of TOMS, but seriously their are so many colors, I can't just pick one!

I am needing someone to grade all of these writing pieces!!! Any takers out there?

Being that I drive about 30 minutes to school everyday I need a good CD because radio talk shows get real old in the mornings!  So I currently have Kenny Chesney's new CD in my car.  I love it! 

Link up with Oh' Boy 4th Grade!



Have a great Day!




11 comments:

  1. How funny what you said about Tuesday, I am so excited to have the day off to catch up on some work!! I bought a pair of gray metallic Tom's. They are really comfy, but I have only worn them once. I wear flip flops everyday and I just can't get used to wearing covered shoes, lol.

    Aloha,
    Corinna
    Surfin' Through Second

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    1. Flip Flop weather is OVER here in Kentucky. Sad!!

      Kim

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  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm your newest follower!

    Ann

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  3. Thanks for sharing your Currently! Good luck grading your writing pieces. I'm following you now.
    :)

    Wendy

    Read with Me ABC

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    1. I will be working on them until Christmas!! Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. So, I'm starting to think that my district is the only district that doesn't give the teachers the day off on election day. We have professional development that day. Hope you get a lot done.
    Kimberly
    Funky First Grade Fun

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  5. Love Kenny Chesney! Who doesn't love a man in a cowboy hat?! My girls want TOMS for Christmas. I would love to have the ballet style. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Love your colors!

    Karen
    An Apple a Day in First Grade

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  6. Just found your blog through Teaching Blog Addict and I'm your newest follower!

    Diane
    Fifth in the Middle

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