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Teaching fifth grade this year means I am creating a TON of stuff…it is exhausting! I just finished the second nine weeks worth of Teach 5s last week and you can find them here. If you are not sure what … Continue reading

Getting Started on the Right Foot

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In order for students to set their interactive notebooks up at the beginning of the school year we, as teachers, need to have ours setup first. I started by putting a cute name tag on the cover and writing the name of the subject area and my name.

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Then I made a cute cover page just inside each if my three notebooks (math, science, and social studies).

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The next four pages are table of contents pages. Last year I glued in table of contents but they didn’t allow for many pages to be recorded. By just writing on the pages I can record 28 pages on each table of contents page for a total 112 page recording spots.

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Lastly I numbered each page in the notebook so I would have an easy time recording in the table of contents.

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And that’s it. The notebooks are now ready to go. I have examples for the kids to follow as they set up their own notebooks.