🌳Habitat🌳

This last week was a unit all about under water and jungle habitats and what kinds of beautiful ο»Ώanimals live within. For the final “wrap up” the students could create their own habitats choosing underwater or jungle theme. It had to consist of things you would find when discovering both in the real world… their…

πŸ—‚Research RigorπŸ—ƒ

πŸ–‡πŸ“…πŸ—ƒWe took a 3rd grade concept and I vamped it with rigor …for first grade!  I knew we could do it! The students chose an animal, researched it, found facts from habitat to classification, and even ended with a bibliography to show me where they found “accurate” resources! I couldn’t be more proud. Here is…

πŸ”¬CreativityπŸ”­

Creativity is vital to a classroom. I believe it has been pushed to wayside in some ways. I am here to bring it to light about its importance. Our children need structure , of course, but they also need the freedom to be themselves and have a moment of creative “free” time to design. Whether…

πŸ¦ƒTurkey FactsπŸ¦ƒ

One of our activities for thanksgiving was researching, researching, researching. We used our media tools, Computers, videos, books, encyclopedias, and observation and comparison. We then accumulated this information and created turkeys with our favorite facts we had learned. The kids lit up when they found out that turkeys heads change color according to their mood,…

🌬The Mitten Sequencing🌬

❄️I used the story “The Mitten” for a sequencing lesson. We had to take each step of the boys mitten being lost to a whole Forrest trying to stay warm inside of it. It was a picture analysis and writing piece that the students had to write in complete sentences after putting each step into…