Genre Board {printable}

  1. Erika says:

    Your boards look so nice! Are you ignoring my questions about your plastic drawers? 🙂

    2B Honey Bunch
    The Best Endings

    • Kristen says:

      NO ERIKA!!! I'm wicked sorry!! I posted a big response to your question last night! I get so behind in emails and comments sometimes, I'm sorry!!! I'm pasting my response onto your blog 🙂

  2. Jamie says:

    I thought my boards looked good until I saw yours! Each time I see them in a blog post, it makes me want to go tear down my cute fabric and put up black fabric. It's amazing how things just pop on that black! And thanks for the freebies – which are always a-maz-ing!

    Jamie at 2nd Grade Stuff

    • Kristen says:

      Thanks so much Jamie, your words mean a lot to me! It's my first year of using black…I've always gone for bright colors before with black borders. I'm so glad I did it. I find I don't have to frame my printables with construction paper anymore–I just throw them onto the black and they show up well!

  3. Thanks for sharing. I just actually started writers workshop last week. The reading program we use does not use writers workshop and I have not been happy with the way the program is set up. My instructional coach suggested I use Lucy Calkin's program. We have been co-teaching together this week and I already looove it and so do my kids.

    • Kristen says:

      oooo…I've heard a lot of great things about Lucy Calkins. I'm still finding my way with the program we are following this year…I usually like to incorporate many different programs. I should look more into Lucy Calkins again. Thanks for the reminder Kelly! Good luck with your workshop!

  4. Erika says:

    I know you are one busy lady. I'm just glad my questions haven't been going into the spam or trash. I can't imagine how many plastic drawers it would take to replace my two four-drawer file cabinets. But I do love those drawers and the tops are a great shelf. I would love to know the dimensions of your room. Thanks for the answer.

    2B Honey Bunch
    The Best Endings

    • Kristen says:

      Um, this probably sounds bad but I don't know the dimensions of my room!! I can tell you on Tuesday when we go back. I know each stack of 3 drawers probably takes up about a foot of space (width-wise). I think you'd be surprised at how much each drawer can hold.

      See, I was a fast responder this time!! lol!

  5. Elizabeth says:

    I will be printing them tonight! Your creations are so crisp. I LOVE them. I stayed up LATE last night going back and reading your blog from Dec. 2010. I'm almost all caught up. You have such great ideas. One of my favorites, by far, is the color scheme in your room. It is TOTALLY making me rethink EVERYTHING in my classroom. How can I make it work, like tomorrow? I've got a lot of work to do.

    Thanks for all of the blog posts and inspiration!

    Fun in Room 4B

  6. Erika says:

    I am messing around with designing my own blog. Where would you suggest I begin learning about html code?

    2B Honey Bunch
    The Best Endings

  7. Jenn Bates says:

    Wow, your boards look amazing! Great job with the printables!
    Finally in First

  8. Ms.M says:

    Very nice! Your pictures always looks so great.

    Ms. M
    Ms.M's Blog
    A Teacher's Plan

  9. Rorey Risdon says:

    Your boards look great! I have been using the Beth Newingham non-fiction text components too and I love them. It will be nice to get them up in the classroom and maybe use your titles too! Thanks for all of the help. Love the blog!

    Miss Rorey's Room

  10. Ms. Smith says:

    I just wanted to let you know how much I LOVE your blog. I am new to the blog (and teaching) world and I have found all of your posts SO helpful!

    Ms. Smith
    Adventures of Ms. Smith

  11. You board looks fantastic!!! What is your email address? I want to send you a little something as a thank you for all your fab videos that really helped me get started on my blog!

    ❤ Mor Zrihen from…
    A Teacher's Treasure
    Teaching Treasures Shop

  12. Mrs. Coe says:

    Totally beautiful………….

  13. Ms MS Math says:

    Thank you so much for sharing all of your organizational tips. You have inspired me to get organized!

    Could you share what font / clipart program you use? It is adorable!

  14. Pam says:

    I can;t download the Animal report poster. help!


  15. Pam says:

    Help! I cannot download the animal report poster. At file download screen, it just goes blank.


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