Sunday, February 26, 2012

How Mrs. Coop got her groove back!

So after ten days away from school recovering from my gallbladder surgery I head
Back to my class tomorrow....I am so excited to see there smiling faces and get
going on the great projects we have a brewing....

My day started off with breakfast and planning at a favorite spot....Denica's....with 
my super fabulous friend and teaching pal....we started this third grade road together
this a first timer to third and she also a first timer to third but also coming 
back to teach full time after many years staying at home with her boys.  She is always
there with an idea, inspiration, encouragement, and a shoulder to cry on if needed.

Here is a picture of our post breakfast and big planning time:

We are starting a unit from Lesson Plan SOS on communities....we planned
out some great read alouds to help our students expect to connect between
three different texts....Roxaboxen, Weslandia, and The Chalkbox Kid.  

We also shared some laughs about this hysterical book I learned about while
Blogstalking last week during recovery....if you haven't read this book....
YOU is so laugh out loud funny....

Oh yeah....that cookie....yummy! And a super fun card from my pal!

We headed over to our classrooms to gather up and organize after a week of
having a glad I went in...this will make Monday morning so much
smoother....and so will packing my lunch for the week as well as the kids for

Now I sit on the couch checking through the animal reports they worked on 
last week....I plan to put a post it on each with notes to encourage them while I watch
the academy awards...

I am also super excited that this brand new book was in my school mailbox...

So that sums up my awesome planning day....I even had time to paint my nails...cheers!


  1. I teach third grade too and have always wanted to read 32
    Third Graders and One Class Bunny. It's on my list.

    Stop by and visit.

    Yearn to Learn Blog

  2. I just got that book too, can't wait to use it! Good luck as you head back into the classroom!

  3. Third grade is the best! A coteacher gave me that book my first year and it's just as good the second and third time through.

    I'm your newest follower and would love it if you'd click over to my blog and do the same.
    Christi =)
    Ms. Fultz’s Corner

  4. I love Comprehension Connections!

    I have had my gallbladder out too but also found out that was not the source of my problems...Chrons is! :P

    I hope you are doing better now!

    I am your newest follower! I would love for you to come visit me and read the inspirational poem I shared! =)

    Heather's Heart

  5. Just found your blog! I'm now your newest follower! Love the blog name!!!!

    Growing Up Teaching

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