🌽Popcorn SightWords🌽

I need more focus on sightwords for my class. So this was my thanksgiving break mission.  In small groups, each student will be given their own popcorn box. Then the students will take turns (in order) drawing popcorn pieces. The goal of the game is for the students to be able to successfully say their…

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,…

πŸ¦„My Freebie CreationπŸ¦„

Here is my Freebie! Here is the attachment for my recent Freebie from my TeacherspayTeachers account (http://bit.ly/2dTxaBo). Explanation of Freebie: It is an easier way of creating and CHANGING groups. You cut strips ofΒ  sticky notes paper and you put the students name on them. You stick and personalize your groups off of the template…

πŸ› πŸ–ŠOur 5w’sπŸ–Šβš’

We are adding another tool to our reading/writing inventory of knowledge! We have consistently been working on our 5w’s (who what when where why –also main idea). This helps make the connections to our stories and internalizes the “summarization” process of learning. The students sing a 5w’s song with me and use our hand as…

✨I am special because…✨

We have been working on this writing project that involves making heads with paper plates, Pre-made shirts with white construction paper, blue construction paper for the setting, self made portraits, and the beauty of the kid’s hearts coming to life as they express to me why they are so gosh darn special. I want the…