CollectCollect this now for later joy Free instructions and grading rubric to have students create a Wordle that describes their own character traits.
A blog to share ideas and activities from our dual language classrooms. Monday, April 30, One busy day at a time I feel lucky to have now taught on both sides of the elementary teaching spectrum. From kinder all the way to third grade. Though I miss kinder, I feel like third grade fits too.
Now if I can only figure out how to balance teaching third grade and blogging. So I ask for your grace as I run through some of the thing that have happened second semester at K.
My costume worked so well that some students and staff didn't even recognize me. Most of my students dressed up and those who didn't were transformed when they arrived at school. We had computer lab and our Achieve assessments on the th day, students who made a on the th day took a picture and received jellybeans.
I went to the race early so I could decorate our booth, since last year I saw so many other schools had done the same. Just my Cricut and paper plates for the banner, in front of a black table cloth.
Unfortunately we we not able to run. Anyone who is from Fort Worth knows Mother Nature loves to make an appearance at most outdoor events. It stormed and it poured delaying the race for almost 3 hours. This ran into our parent pick up time, so we had to go home.
At least we had fun at the warm-up! After that we had benchmarks, then fast-forward to Spring Break. Our school chess team made it to state! Agosto and hard work from the students, they qualified for the state tournament.
It was a race to get district approval for a trek across the state, but it came through! Our wonderful parents drove their children to Houston to make this an experience they will never forget.
We gathered snacks, raised money, and even had one of our local news channels to run a story about them. The competition was though in Houston, but they played hard and made us proud.
I'm happy I was able to be there to support them. Time out from all if these school events to present to you my adorable baby niece Gemma Eloise Chavez. Aaaaaaaa, she's so adorable! I work with many hardworking and passionate people who have on many occasions helped me get through the journey from Kindergarten to third.
I appreciate their kind words and help whenever I needed it. Thank you to my administrators for supporting me and mostly thank you to my third grade team.
As a small token of my appreciation I made the staff some banana pudding. The pressure is on and the kids are taking on the challenge. Our principal, in efforts to alleviate the stress of keeping up with bulletin boards, let us put up inspirational bulletin boards.
I used a the Pinterest inspired board. My student's names are on each star. The scrapbook paper squares are to spotlight any students showing use of their test taking strategies.lynn This is a project (instructions and rubric) for students to create a poster that looks like a facebook page.
They read a book of their choosing on a scientist or an animal, and create a facebook poster. It is a great tie-in for common core. Kindergarten Writing Teaching Writing Writing Activities Classroom Activities Writing Ideas Classroom Ideas Teaching Ideas Creative Writing Kindergarten Classroom Forward totally doing for a winter bulletin board with a more 3rd grade level writing on it!
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Just before Christmas we were completing a writing activity in our Kindergarten classroom. The task was simple.
We are sure to get some "NO!"s but we just might get some people show up to our party I can't wait to see what we get up to this year. Mrs. Mac's Kindergarten #KindnessCapes.
So block off some time without little hands before starting this project.
I’d love to know if it is worth the effort. I did a crayon candle but in the melting process I add the scent wax. I also tried the glitter crayon. Very neat to alphabetnyc.com bubbling lava.