The two extra days of "break" were sure nice.
Now that we are back, the shortened week means that many of you have missed out on book choice time.
NORMALLY, this is something that we just chalk up to the "fates"!
Our kids have already been without new books for a long time.
It doesn't seem fair that they need to wait another week for new books.
So here is the plan.....with an explanation of how it will work.
Please read this carefully, even if you DID NOT miss your book choice time.
Another wrinkle in the schedule is that MAP testing starts this week! (The window runs from Jan. 9-Feb. 7)
That schedule will be shared with you as soon as Corey and I review it!
When the testing is going on, it is very difficult for me to assist with that AND do media lessons during book choice time!
During the month of January, plan to bring your students at the regular time for book choice. Assume that I WILL NOT meet with the kids other than to get them set to check out their books.
You can plan to be in the center for about 20 minutes.
THIS WEEK....if YOUR class missed book check out because of the "POLAR VORTEX"....look at the schedule and sign up for a time that works for you to come in and do a 20 minute book choice!
Jumpstart will be cancelled for the entire MAP testing window.
This is necessary because of the need to have the tests set up and ready for kids.
I hope this all makes sense. If you have any questions, you can always stop in and ask.
Here's to a great start to 2014!