Friday, June 23, 2017

Super Hands-On Science












Science Picture Books:

Friday, June 16, 2017

Small-Group Math [Teacher CPR]



Increase Math Achievement with Teacher CPR! After the whole-group mini-lesson, the students meet with their FLEXIBLE readiness groups. The groups are:

  • Teacher:  Tier instruction to offer support or use this time to teach students with advanced readiness different skills. Last year, many of my 2nd graders were doing 3rd grade work.
  • Computation:  Making 10s Card Game, Fast Fact Practice, Number Bonds - Once a week, students were given a sheet with 100 computation fluency problems. Once they finished the paper, they could do puzzles or pattern blocks. They were motivated to finish! :)
  • Problem Solving: Model Drawing -- Button Cards and Bean Cards work well! They're self-checking. You can purchase them through Crystal Springs Books, http://www.crystalspringsbooks.com. I've seen them on Amazon too.

  • Review: I use technology for this station. Front rowed.com is one of my favorite educational sites because it differentiates based on readiness. Plus, it gives teachers data! 

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Writing Mini-Lessons for IL

Writing Mini-Lessons for 2nd Grade:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7aH3SiAC_rAWmZhOU8xVVRmUWc

Writing Mini-Lessons for 3rd-5th Grades:   https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7aH3SiAC_rAQnkySnNxOVF6c0U

Writing PowerPoints: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/uvwiogahjdaw2u5/AAADNSCsD4dNQWmEXFPNmLS2a?dl=0 

Parts of Speech Lessons: (These are meant to be layered. Start with SN/V PowerPoint. Spend five minutes a day (or less). After students are used to this question/answer rhythm, use the Adverb PowerPoint. It still revisits SN/V. :) )  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1gsy50m79e061zl/AADk1blY6UXqN3CGt6n6YlOda?dl=0