Thanks for the kind comments! I am still new to this blogging thing and trying to work out the kinks.
I have tons more Daily 5 math stuff to share! We are off Monday but when I get back ( we go right to the 29th) I will take more pics!
I am also working on figuring out what fonts I can use to share things and what I need licenses for...so check back as I will be posting more stuff!!
Ok onto Chia Pets...
I got this great idea over at the Team Johnson Blog. Hopefully my little guys sprout. I meant to take pictures throughout each step but forgot :S
We used little ankle pantyhose and filled them first with grass seed and then with soil. We tied them up, gave them a good soak, added some googly eyes and stuck them in a sunny window.
|Our little Sprouts|
|Love the backwards J...........and the labels!!|
We are looking foward to giving some haircuts soon!!
OK more on our Non Fiction Living Things Project. Today I introduced the kids to our own project books. I made these by taping 2 file folders together. Students will record their information on sticky notes and we will move them along in their project folder, just as we did on the whiteboard! I will take more pictures on Tuesday to show you the folders!
Their job today was to write down all the things they think they know about their living thing. I love using a RAN chart v.s a KWL chart. In a RAN chart we do "What I THINK I know." That word think is important. It allows us to use our research skills to confirm our thinking or decide it was a misconception.
That's it for today! I am off to