February 15, 2013

Five for Friday {Linky Party…February 15th}

 
 
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Welcome to this week’s Five for Friday Linky Party.. here are 5 random things from today or this week. Join the party and post your link below.
 
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1. We started working on compound words this week. Which is always one of my favorite skills to teach- and kids love it too. Laura from Peace, Love and First Grade sent me her “I Have/Who Has” compound word game. This is the first time I have played this game with my class.. .I felt like it took them FOREVER to catch on. But, by today they were fast! They loved it.
 
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2. We had a great Valentine’s day.. complete with a fun class party. We all {myself included} got a little jacked up on sugar! And I was glad to see the school day end! This is the loot of love I came home with.
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3. Today was an early dismissal day .. and it was a wonderful to leave school a few minutes after 11:00 this morning.  I am excited to start my weekend!
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4. I have been working on a new bear math centers unit a few nights this week. I printed off part of it and laminated it this afternoon. I really hope to finish it this week.
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5. For the first time this year.. I walked away from school with one folder and a few papers {including my weekly newsletter}. I am looking forward to spending Sunday afternoon/night doing something other than grading and planning!
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Post your “Five for Friday” post on your blog and link up below.
Happy Weekend!
 
 

29 comments:

  1. I love the look of your newsletter! I desperately need to redo my template, but it keeps getting pushed to the back burner. Happy early release day!

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  2. I would LOVE an early release the day after Valentine's Day! Have a fabulous weekend! :)

    Kimberly Ann
    Live, Laugh, I LOVE Kindergarten

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  3. Good for you for taking Sunday evening for yourself! We need to do that every once in a while. Thanks for hosting the linky again.
    Jean
    Diving Into 2nd Grade

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  4. Looking at your newsletter, what does "bring your black box" mean?

    Thanks, Kelli

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  5. That is a great feeling - leaving school with hardly any "home" work for the weekend. Enjoy!

    Looking From Third to Fourth

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  6. We don't get early release days any more! Gotta love Indiana! Thanks for letting me link up! This is always so fun!
    Hilary
    Second Grade is Out of This World!

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  7. I just linked up for the first time! I'm jealous of your early release! We don't get those very often.

    Marcy
    www.saddleupfor2ndgrade.blogspot.com

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  8. Love this linky party! Thanks for hosting each week!!

    Aimee
    aimee@vanmiddlesworth.org
    Pencils, Books, and Dirty Looks

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  9. You got a lot of stuff from your kiddos! :) I got more stuff yesterday than I did on Christmas!...I guess it's easier to shop on Valentine's day. haha

    Sarah
    teachingiscolorful.blogspot.com

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  10. Thanks for hosting another wonderful Five for Friday linky!!
    -Mo
    More Than Math by Mo

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  11. This is the first time that I have linked up with you! What fun this will be! Enjoy your extra days! Cindy

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  12. You sound like a wonderful teacher! I love your blog. I am your newest follower!

    groovyeducator.blogspot.com

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  13. This was my first time linking up. Thanks for hosting. :)

    The Science Penguin

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  14. We never get early release days in my district. I'm jealous! ;0) You will feel like you actually have a weekend! Enjoy it!

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  15. How exciting that you didn't bring much home! My bag, on the other hand...
    Thanks for hosting!
    Angela :)
    Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!

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  16. Thanks for hosting this link up every week. It's a great way to take a look back at our week and see just how much we were able to accomplish with our students!

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  17. I know what you mean with the grading and planning! I got all of my grading and half of my plans done today and I think I will be lost come Monday night when I don't have plans to do!

    Thank you so much for hosting this linky! So much fun every week!

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  18. Hi there!
    Your 5 for for Friday was a great read! I promise to link up next week! Now I am definitely wanting to know more about your early release time. I am from Ohio and have never heard of that before! Goodness Gracious that would be nice!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Julie

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  19. Thanks for hosting! Your Five for Fridays are fun reads! I was traumatized by a money I Have, Who Has game, but that compound word one looks like fun! We'll be introducing them next week! =)

    Thanks, again!
    ~Tanya
    A+ Firsties

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  20. Kacey, thanks for hosting this giveaway week after week. It's fun to link up, but I also love to read everyone else's 5 for Fridays too!

    Sometimes I think I eat more sugar at parties than my kids do!

    Halle
    Across the Hall in 2nd Grade

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  21. I love this linky! Now if only I could remember to take random pics so I can link up!!!
    ❤Teri
    A Cupcake for the Teacher

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  22. You are so lucky you get to leave early on Early Dismissal Days... the kids get to leave early on ours, but we have to stay...

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  24. Thanks so much for sharing! I love your newsletter idea. I make one for my class but I love that your's is more of a resource than specific news! You have my mind rethinking a few things. :)

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  25. Happy Weekend, Kacey! Thanks so much for the shout-out! I'm so glad your kiddos loved the game!! I'm loving the clean look of your newsletter! I know you were loving that early release! Have a great weekend!
    Laura
    Peace, Love, and First Grade

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  26. I am number 100....YAY I LOVE being a good round number... kinda OCD for me... and YAY on making 100 links to your partay!!!! this was fun thanks!!!

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  27. I LOVE the font you used above that says "FIVE". Can you tell me where you got that font? I'd love to download it! :)

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  28. I bet parents really enjoy having your newsletter as a quick look at it all at a glance - plus it's a bit of eye candy ;) Who doesn't like something cute to look at?

    -Leslie
    KindergartenWorks.com

    TeachJunkie.com

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