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Spring Break 2015 is almost over

Oh my gosh 
*sniff sniff* 
(wiping away tears)
I cannot believe my 2015 Spring Break is coming to an end…
I am so glad my good blogging buddy…
Sandy is hosting a fab linky 
so I can look back at all of my blessings and adventures 

if you are wondering about my fab honeycomb background or fab fonts… here ya go

CAPTION THIS.. a writing activity

I have been bragging about my kiddos' writing for some time on Instagram…
and I kept saying I was working on a blog post about my CAPTION THIS activity...

I wasn't really "working" on it on the computer…
I was "working" on it in my head… *wink*
and now that I have it all organized in my head… HAHA
I can hopefully get it all out on here.


*****************************some final thoughts******************************

thanks so much to 
for the awesome arrow graphics used above

and always thanks to  

March CURRENTLY 2015

Thanks so much to those of you that voted
for my Tan Tan the Basketball Man

even though he didn't win…
your votes helped him move up a few spots!!!
THANKS again!!!

and now to what you have been waiting for…
March CURRENTLY is sponsored by…

and here is my MARCH CURRENTLY…
I decided to keep this month's decor simple…
hope you like it…
and as always…
THANKS FOR linking up

* Big Hero 6 was way way better than I thought it would be… I actually really really really liked it

* my kiddos have been doing some really awesome writing… I am super pleased with their progress and I am hoping we can kick some Writing STAAR BOOTAY when the state test gets here

*really on Thursday… my teammate said we only have next week then Spring Break… I was all kinds of 
WHA?? WHAT??? (jaw falling to the ground)
I really had lost track of time… so needless to say I am pretty STOKED about it

* Bub and I have been fighting this nasty upper respiratory virus… he has had fever and a nasty cough… I haven't had as much fever and my cough is dry … we are both on some good meds and we BOTH feel much better… NOT quit 100% but better than we were

*I always have laundry… it is like a never ending cycle… NEVER ENDING!!!
and I need my eyeliner… I use rimmel exaggerate in the brown color… I have tried some others and right now this is my fave… it is also waterproof which seems to help with staying on and in place all day!!!

* my plans are so exciting… relax, clean house… I have a plan for everyday, and I want to plan out the next few weeks of school too, and of course relax some more!!! 

OK it is your turn… but first the rules…

and now it is your turn…

Before you link up…
Don't forget… I have a CURRENTLY for the Classroom available in my TpT Store



while you are waiting for me to load this month's CURRENTLY
click on the picture below 


vote for my former student


this young man was one of my 3rd graders…

 even in 3rd grade he was taller than me
and in 3rd grade he LOVED basketball
I nick named him

He was and still is the sweetest, most well mannered, humble, 
and dedicated young man I have ever met
I am honored and BLESSED to say that I was his teacher!!!

click on the pic below and help me get him some votes…
thanks so very much

symmetry and art come together

Strangely my kiddos were not getting symmetry…
I don't know why…
I showed videos and referred to the butterfly and all the other tricks I had up my sleeve
so with a Valentine's Day Party on the horizon
AND finishing up our last day of benchmarks… I knew I could squeeze
a little sum-thin sum-thin into our schedule…
their little brains were completely fried
trying to be the numero uno class in benchmark scores
and we were number one in writing and reading YAY
(booo hoo second in Math)
and I knew that starting a new unit
or doing something deep and rigorous was out of the question…
sooooo this is what I came up with…

not all the kiddos are done… 
some perfectionist and some have had to start over several times…
and some started over because I MADE them… your best is expected at all times…
but so far so good
they are soooo proud of this and they really get symmetry now
yee haw
all of our projects will hang in the office for all to see
I'll take a pic when I get them all hung up

okay… that about does it… 
now I have to to do lesson plans…
boo hoo hoo

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