Monday, November 30, 2015

Thanksgiving Snapshots!



How was your day back from Thanksgiving Vacation?  Mine was GREAT!  My little firsties were so cute and eager to share about their vacations!    I thought they would be a little tired today, but they were ready to go and we had a very busy day! 

First, we enjoyed sharing our adventures for the first half hour!  I love mingling to music and sharing our news with each other! Then we got down to businesss writing about our break!  It was the quietest work on writing block we've had in a long while!  YAY!

First, we completed our graphic organizer.

Then, we wrote about our vacations!  I love the complete sentences and "first grade spelling"!
Then, we  started a new game with our "Fill-it-in" chart!  We complete this everyday during our morning meeting/calendar time, but today we added a fun twist!  The students work in pairs taking turns.  One rolls the die and writes that number in the center square.  Then the partner completes the chart. I love this activity for Math Tubs!  Some of the kiddos still need to use the hundreds chart for help so I make sure those are available!




And for Word Work today, the kiddos completed a "Fix-it" sentence about bats...that's right, bats!  It's November 30 and we are still highly engaged with our PBL bat unit!  I was a little worried they would have lost interest, but not a bit!  We still have lots to go, but we're going in depth and I love it!


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