I'm pretty sure that I'm the last teacher on the planet not using Daily 5 in my classroom. (Well, that's not true because no one that I work with uses it either, but still.) I started reading the book today and I love it so far! I've read so much about it on other blogs that I was already pretty convinced I wanted to try it for next year, but now I'm SURE I want to use it.
One obstacle that I see in my future is the fact that our school uses Accelerated Reader. I'm not really sure how to use Daily 5 and AR together. Right now, all of the books in my classroom library are sorting by AR reading levels. My kiddies LOVE (and I mean LOVE) AR because they earn prizes for # of books read in my classroom. So, when I implement Daily 5 should I focus on letting students use IPICK for all their own reading and just not worry about the AR level? HELP!!! I need some guidance from some of you wonderful teachers that have already solved this problem. THANKS!!!!
Oh, and today I got bangs. I'm still not sure what I think of them, but I think they're growing on me some. What do you think?
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