Happy Friday! I really have a dream class this year, but still always love Fridays. I am linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for this week’s Five for Friday.
These activities come from the Earth Day Math Center Fun pack. See this blog post or click the picture below to see more.
3. We had some professional yo-yoers come to our school today. I bought a yo-yo for my son (or me), maybe I’ll become a professional yo-yoer. They were really great to watch!
4. We are going to celebrate the 50th day of school this year. Luckily it falls near Halloween, so it will be a fun day for my kids who don’t celebrate Halloween. I am finishing up my 50th day activities and I will share them soon. One thing I am really excited about are these:
5. And finally, that freebie I promised from yesterday. This was a week long project. First, I introduced what an adjective was. Next, we used our five senses to describe leaves, apples and pumpkins. Then, I explained that these are all adjectives (and I began to see adjectives in some of their writing this week.
After brainstorming adjectives in small groups, we made charts from all three items.
Next we, wrote our our Fall is…poems. We had also sponge painted construction paper is fall colors and cut our leaf shapes from the sponged art. Here is a sample of the finished product. It is great to see them using adjective in their writing now!
Here is a closer look at the freebie.
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