We have been reviewing and practicing, and finally our state testing days begin tomorrow. I am so worn out just thinking about it....the threat of severe weather tonight doesn't help either! I have done quite a few things to get my "peeps" motivated. I love this blog post from Faith Wheeler at 1st Grade Fantabulous! It's about dealing with testing stress. She has a great freebie with testing treats! I am making all of these for my students!


The other thing I have done is show my students some great youtube videos. There are some awesome songs out there that kids just love to sing and have really helped them get hyped up do their best. I made a pdf of some of the ones I like, you can grab a freebie of it here. I hope all your testing goes well!
So happy to see April here at last! That means one thing and only one thing to me....Spring Break. It better be nice and warm and sunny in Florida or someone will have some explaining to do! Here is my Currently for April, link up with Farley to do yours!
Listening: Criminals Minds....this show freaks me out every time. Gives me bad dreams, but the hubby loves it.
Loving: My students have gotten hooked on writing poetry and they are doing great. All I did was introduce some of the different forms and gave them some examples and they have gone crazy! Daily Five is now Poetry Writing Time!
Thinking: I am barely going to make it through the next two days, these kids are killing me with their talking. But I am going to hang in there. I can do it!
Wanting: A new bathing suit for Florida next week but have no time for shopping.
Needing: To finish grading so I don't have to take papers with me on break.
Hours: We have meetings on Tues and Thurs so we go until 4:45.....30 minutes was added to our day because of snow days, its been rough. Last day is May 23, it will be here before we know it!

Happy Spring Break to me! Did you have yours yet?

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