Happy Friday! It’s been a while, but I think I am finally to the point where I am treading water and not sinking. I do have a have a cute class, but boy are they a lot of work. I am linking up with Kacey for Five For Friday.
Bugs, that should be our school mascot. Our mascot is really the eagles, but we don’t have eagles in our town but we do have plenty of bugs…big bugs. The walk from the parking lot to my classroom is a bug adventure everyday. There are large moths, grasshoppers, stink bugs, beetles and many more. It’s a kids dream!
We have been learning about the main animal classifications and their similarities and differences. Last year when we were doing our animal reports, we realized that many of them didn’t know animal groups, so we are beginning the year with animal classification. It has been so fun. Today we sorted animals into groups, the kids were loving this. To read more about our animal classification fun, click here.
We began word work this week. I have a few kids with fine motor issues, so I found these tweezers on Amazon.
Instead of having my students find the scrabble tiles with their hands, they had to use the tweezers to fish them out and then spell their popcorn (sight) words for the week. They were so engaged. They were so quiet and there were even a few concentration tongues out!
Next week, we will begin adding up our sight words to see how many points they add up to be. Click below to learn more.