Princess Princess: Ever After by Katie O'Neill (YA FIC Oneill - Graphic Novels). When the heroic princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted princess Sadie from her tower prison, neither expects to find a true friend in the bargain. Yet as they adventure across the kingdom, they discover that they bring out the very best in the other person. They'll need to join forces and use all the know-how, kindness, and bravery they have in order to defeat their greatest foe yet: a jealous sorceress
This blog post is full of amazing ideas for how to prepare for Open House night and get a head start on learning about your students! I especially love the idea of an “About the Teacher” page and a page letting parents know all of the awesome things their children will be learning that year.
Tell the students that you are going to be picking a 'Mystery Student' to watch during a lesson. At the end of the lesson, if that student followed the rules on the chart, they receive a sticker. Students will all be on their best behavior because they think they might be the mystery student!
I Can Common Core standards for grades kindergarten through 5! Includes I Can standards for kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade and fifth grade. All free from www.thecurriculumcorner.com.