Monday, February 16, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The goal is that students will do this thinking while reading, listening, and discussing books. The students write the entire time they are listening to the text. They continually grabbed thoughts and wrote to add and revise as they grew new ideas. The following are the results of our first exercise in getting our brains on fire.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Celebrating the 100th day of school has really turned into a memorable day for our students. The room was full of 100 balloons, students brought in an empty water bottle filled with 100 items, and we also made a 100 item snack mix. It was an out-of-the-ordinary day but a milestone in their first grade year. Looking forward to the next 80 days -- it goes by so quickly!
Celebrating the 100th day.
Water bottles filled with 100 items.
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