Here is a sample week: Monday 65, Tuesday 32 snowy, Wednesday 70, Thursday 45, Friday 60. OK so maybe it isn't as bad as I put out there, but it has been a rollercoaster of temperatures. Because of this I have been
In other teachery news, I have had a great week. Let's hope Friday doesn't ruin it! I completed a guided reading model for one of my newer teachers and it was so awesome to get back to teaching. I showed her how to add the 5 domains of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, reading comprehension) to each group lesson and still keep it at 15 min. She was way impressed at what she could accomplish. Success!!!
This week at our staff meeting our Tech Facilitator showed us how we could use an activity called Paper Slide in retelling across the curriculum. We used the NC Essential Standards for 1st grade for Plants. She gave us a poem that discussed the parts of the plant. We then each drew a "slide" on paper that represented a part of the plant. Using a digital camera, we created a creative way to retell the main points of what we read. It should have sound, but it doesn't, so you can make it up as it's playing! What a cool way to retell!!
I am also working on a new St. Patty's Day Math Games pack. It
Head over to my TpT or TN to pick this freebie up!