Typically, in my classroom, I ask each student to purchase a composition notebook that will be used for daily communication back and forth with families. This year, I decided to do things a little differently. I wanted to get my students more involved in the daily parent communication, so I created my own notebook that goes back and forth daily with each student. To create the notebook, I sent the file to a print shop (i.e. Staples) and had them spiral bind the pages and add a piece of cardstock for the front and back cover. I left the file in Word format so that it can be edited if needed.