Thursday, June 2, 2011

Summer Reading

I have begun to compose a summer reading list, mostly consisting of books in my new curriculum.  I love reading and am always open to new suggestions.  Here's my list so far, feel free to add to it!

Such Nice Kids - Eve Bunting
Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving
Cover Up - Jay Bennett
They Cage the Animals at Night - Jennings Burch
Night Hoops - Carl Deuker
Painting the Black - Carl Deuker
Thief of Always - Clive Barker
Night of the Twisters - Ivy Ruckman
Freak the Mighty - Rodman Philbrick
Blackwater - Eve Bunting
Breathing Underwater - Alex Flinn
Breaking Point - Alex Flinn
Forgotten Fire - Adam Bagdasarian

Hello Summer!


Well, another year has come and gone, and we are all in store for some changes!  I apologize for not posting since March, but there are only three of you that may or may not read, so I guess it's probably okay!

I believe I posted earlier that I will be making a job change this year, and I am extremely excited.  I am moving to 8th Grade Reading/Language Arts, completing my two-year grant funded position at the elementary level.  I have really enjoyed my time at the elementary level, my co-workers and my kiddos, but I am excited for something different.  This is my third position in 5 years, and historically I have changed jobs every two years--hopefully this one will stick around for awhile!

Today is our last day of in-service before summer, and because I didn't have an actual classroom, I am entirely packed up and done for the day--at 9 am!  I suppose I will have to keep myself busy for the next three and a half hours!  I will manage, I am sure! ;-)
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