Thirty-one days of writing, sharing and reading slices at Two Writing Teachers.
Saw this on another slice and I am totally using it today. ( has another slice planned but I also had an article to work on). By the hours:
5:00 AM: Alarm goes off. I hit snooze.
6:00 AM: I get out of bed, get tea, and read email. Then get ready for work.
7:00 AM: Tea to go prepared, breakfast to go prepared, dog in kennel and car (doggie daycare today), and head to school.
8:00 AM: Morning traffic, arrive at school, transfer the pooch, and prepare for the day. Kids and a teacher are using the library for math club.
9:00 AM: Bus duty. Love saying good morning to kids. Finish getting ready to vote for the reader choice awards with third and second grade. Grab books for PreK Story time. Help a 3rd grader who’s sobbing about his mom.
10:00 AM: First class completed. Wait for the preschoolers and we are shut out. no one showed up. More time to get Poetry Postcards ready for fourth grade.
11:00 AM: Fourth grade. Emphasize the quality of postcards and where they will get sent. Students take time to illustrate. Book checkout. Help a student find a book that will interest her. Eat lunch.
12:00 PM: Help students check out books. Greet second grade class and they get to vote on books.
1:00 PM: Finish with second grade. School gets out. Early release for planning. Check in with the counselor and principal about the crying student from this morning.
2:00 PM: Meet with a former student who’s written a picture book. We talk and then I get ready for our collaboration inquiry group.
3:00 PM: Collaboration time with inquiry group. Using Marzano’s book. Talked about ways of organizing for classroom success and whole brain learning.
4:00 PM: Leave school. Pick up dog from daycare. Hit traffic on the way home.
5:00 PM: Discover my bank car is at home when I go to get gas. Luckily, I have enough gas to get home.
6:00 PM: Watch the news. Start revising poetry article.
7:00 PM: Watch DVR guilt pleasure, ‘The Blacklist.’
8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Another guilty pleasure: American Idol. Email my two friends to comment on AI. We have done this for years. Begin writing this piece.
10:00 PM: Finish slice and post. Go to bed. Tired!