Well, it’s officially over (okay, technically not until clean up is over tomorrow)… but my staff & I did it. We survived another summer of Extended School Year! I walked in to all new staff in my room & a brand new list of students, but my staff was fabulous & my students maintained or made leaps & bounds of progress!
But it’s finally over & I get to go home to my husband (I stay with my parents for 5 weeks each summer to come “home” to teach ESY at the Intermediate Unit it town; I guess you could say I just love the kids so much that they can’t keep me away).
Here is a little of what we did this summer:
(Every Wednesday Therapy Dogs visited our classroom)
(a little bit of math center work: subtraction with a deck of cards & Link-N-Learns)
(This week we Tye-dyed shirts & had a field day. In the top pictures the kids are throwing cheese balls on Mr. A’s head, who is wearing a shower cap with whipped cream to catch the cheese balls.)
We, also, performed Katy Perry’s song “Firework” during the Talent Show and got to meet a bunch of Farmer Ben’s farm animals. Some days, I think the adults had more fun than the students… who says we can’t have fun too? 🙂
Now for a few weeks of relaxation before school starts back up for me! Phew!
Here are a few resources you can use during ESY too!
- Illustrated June/July Writing Prompts
- No Bake Visual Recipes for June / and July
- July Lesson Plan Pack
Do you teach during the summer or take a break?