The Target dollar spot is really helping me with my organization I found these pocket folders in the dollar spot in several colors so I bought a few. I am going to use the small one to organize my vocabulary cards, high frequency word cards, and standards correlations for each story. Each week goes in a different pocket.
The larger one is for games and game pieces that go along with the week. All the game pieces that I've laminated and cut out go in the pockets for the story.
I put all of my big charts and activities in a laundry hamper. They usually fit perfectly in here and are pretty easy to find. I used to store them in a cabinet but I had a hard time finding what I needed. This is working well.
I keep the hamper right beside my large rolling cart that I use for carpet time. If I need something fast, it's right there.
I have a bulletin board that helps me organize the Daily 5. We actually only have time to do 3 choices plus Meet with Teacher. My schedule has had to change many times this year due to kids being pulled out for groups. Our state has a new law starting next year that students who don't pass the TCAP in 3rd grade must be held back if there is no history of interventions. So my group now will be the first ones that affects so we are working hard to make sure that doesn't happen. I have over 2 hours when someone is out of my room.
I organize my reading group materials in the $2.50 bins from Target. My kiddos use these for their book boxes and I had a few extra that I could use for reading groups. This way, if I am out, it is easy for the sub to find materials for the groups and I don't misplace the books or their papers.
I hope this helps! I would be glad to answer any other questions that you may have.
On another note, I was one of the winners of Christina Bainbridge's 1500 follower giveaway and I got this great Ocean themed pack from her. It is adorable and will be really handy next year. You can check it out by clicking on the image below.