Thursday, October 29, 2015

Three of These Things with Room 1

A big part of information literacy is being able to recognize patterns and to categorize facts, sources, etc. We're starting to work on these skills in first grade. Students went through lots of examples of same and diffferent, we watched some Sesame Street videos and then the kids worked on their own "Three of these things" artwork.

Here are some examples ... can you tell which doesn't belong??

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Kindergarten Creepy Carrots
Halloween is on its way, so I read two "spooky" books to kindergarten - The Dark by Lemony Snicket (illustrated by Jon Klassen) and Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds (illustrated by Peter Brown).

After watching the Silly Symphony skeleton dance, the students drew their own creepy carrots: