I’ve compiled some of things I’ve written about small groups into a little guide on GoogleDocs for my followers and science friends. I wanted to make implementing small groups as easy as possible if you’re new to the idea! With standardized testing coming up for science, I’ve found small groups to be extremely beneficial. While […]
Archives for December 2012
Our unit on space is coming up and I started thinking about my favorite books to help teach my class about our solar system! Here’s my favorite read alouds. They are great for discussion starters, clarifying concepts, clearing up misconceptions, and introducing new material.
Holiday Fun Shhhhh…don’t tell anyone, but we’ve been having some holiday fun in my classroom! Today, we reviewed for our end of unit test on all operations using holiday themed task cards in a scavenger hunt. We read holiday books, worked on rough drafts of a Show, Not Tell for what it’s like as an […]
Last week, we got started on one of my favorite things to teach: earth science! I thought it was totally lame when I was in school, so the challenge to make it interesting and understandable is a lot of fun! I have my vocabulary chart up and ready to go! It has 8 important terms […]