This year, I am doing something a little bit different with my early finisher set up, which you can read more about HERE!
|Here is a sample of the template I used when I taught 3rd grade (I taught mixed grade levels with a much different schedule the past two years). I had a separate one for Mondays when I introduced new concepts and new skills and the rest of the days had the same template. It’s super easy to create your own using a table in Microsoft Word and putting in your own schedule.|
It was such a relief on Sunday nights to know exactly what I needed to be working on the next day, even if I wasn’t completely planned for the week.
|Here is the Wiki Page students used. I use PBWorks to host my wiki.|
|Here’s an example of what the top of the Padlet page looks like. Each student posts their response below it.|
|One more look at some of the responses. As you can see, the responses varied greatly in length|
On Facebook, I asked YOU what your sanity-saver was, and here is what you said saved your sanity this year…