Wow, am I tired! But I’m a good kind of “I got something done today” tired. So here are the results of my Saturday at school, I have lots of things to share from today, but I’m going to keep this to an overview and then go into more detail on a later post. Confession: After I posted yesterday about Half Price Books, I got the itch to go check out the clearance section.
I just realized I never took a picture of my spoils, shoot! I bought 36 books for $1.00/ea–what a STEAL! The clearance section was the super well stocked, sometimes I go and the shelves are mostly empty, but today they were fairly bursting! I was planning on only spending 20 minutes or so, but I ended up browsing for almost an hour. It was worth it. I got several great novels, Including The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett, I have the other two in this series Chasing Vermeer and The Calder Game, but The Wright 3 has eluded me, until today! (These books are amazing and unique, I highly recommend them!) I also bought several really good picture books and a couple of non fiction books, including one that is 50 pirate biographies, I know that one will be popular! I started adding picture books to my classroom library last year and I was amazed by how much my kids liked them, and how often I could use them in a lesson. Now I’m always looking for good 3rd-4th grade level picture books.
Ok, onto my progress! The easiest way to tell you about what I did today is just to show you, so here we go!
Ok, I’m going to call that a day. I did WAY more today in my room, but I want to do it justice and I’m out. So more about Operation Classroom Library tomorrow.