Five For Friday~~Almost Summer!

It won't be long now! Today we had a planning day, Monday is a day off, and then 7 1/2 days to go!

I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs for the fun Five for Friday.
 I came across some great board games that I would love to have for my class next year. I like to use games in my Daily 5 rounds and I think these book themed games would be perfect. Check out Bookopoly, a Monopoly like game all about books. Book Lovers Jenga is cool. When you pull out one of the Jenga pieces it has a general question about reading. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Scrabble, which includes a 50 word dictionary and Wimpy Kid rules. I think my kids would love these!

I'm getting ready to hold my student led conferences on Wednesday. I have 19 conference forms to write out this weekend! (the reason for a quick post today)
Our 3rd grade FCAT scores were released today and we went up 10 points in reading! My principal was thrilled! This was her first year as principal, though she has been at this school for several years as the assistant principal, it was still a proud moment for her and us! She cried at our faculty meeting. It's so nice to work for someone that is so appreciative. It really makes me want to work extra hard.

My daughter is in 4th grade and her FCAT writing score came back today, too. She has been anxiously awaiting this one. She earned a 4.5 (out of 6) and we were so pleased. I texted her the news (the kids were off today  and she was home) and the first thing she asked was "Is Mrs. Feldman (her teacher) proud of me?" It made me teary to think about how much she cares about pleasing her teacher. I know she has had a successful school year with a warm, loving teacher.

I finally joined the Instagram craze. (I give in to peer pressure so easily!)  I only have 2 pictures posted so far. (They were really my test shots! LOL! ) I'm still trying to figure it all out, but I would love for you to follow me and I would love to follow you!

Enjoy your long weekend!


  1. You were lucky not to have kids there for score release! I was almost attacked this morning by a mom who couldn't wait!

    Those games look like fun. = )

    Enjoy your weekend!

    Suntans and Lesson Plans

  2. What sort of prep do you do for your student led conferences? We're changing our reporting formats next year.
    I stopped by from Doodle Bugs...great blog!
    Whimsy Workshop

  3. Congratulations on your daughter's FCAT scores, that's fantastic. I can't wait to read about your conferences a friend of mine did them this year too and she loved it. Also welcome to the wonderful world of instagram. . . I gave into the pressure a few weeks ago and I am hooked ~ I just started following you there. Enjoy your weekend
    ✰ Stacy

    Simpson Superstars

  4. LOL! I truly need to join the fun with Instagram. I'm just not sure my life can handle one more social media outlet. :)
    Brandee @ Creating Lifelong Learners

  5. Those games look like so much fun! I'll have to check them out for next year too. Good luck with your upcoming conferences. We hold student led conferences in the late winter and they are SO powerful!

    Mrs. Laffin's Laughings

  6. Congrats on your test scores!!! I'll have to find you on Instagram!

    Angela :)
    Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!

  7. I can't wait to check out the Bookopoly game. It sounds awesome! Congratulations on the fabulous FCAT scores! I'm now following you on Instagram! Enjoy your weekend!


  8. Congrats on the test scores!! I joined the Instagram craze too due to peer pressure but it is too fun:) I am enjoying it. I just need to take more pictures.
    The Phonics Phenomenon

  9. I haven't joined in on instagram...yet! I'm working on some videos right now.

    I also have an amazing Principal. I feel like I'm her student wanting her praise...weird!



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