Our Target now has a Halloween dollar section! What could be better than that I ask you!? Well, not much in my book. I had to buy these funny Halloween witchy fingers for my reading groups. They were SO excited. #everybodytracking #everybodyfocused It’s perfect timing because we are starting Roald Dahl “The Witches” for our read aloud next week. Target for the win!
I have done this directed drawing of an owl the past few years with my second grade students. Each time it comes out so wonderful that I leave their drawings up for several weeks. We line up the branches so they look like they are all sitting in the same tree. I use Art For Kids Hub YouTube channel pretty much exclusively when doing directed drawings with my students. It is a family site and the father, Rob, draws alongside his son, Continue reading Owl Directed Drawings
I started using Play-doh with my second grade students last year as a form of word work and they love it. There is something about the smell of it (personally I like it, I think because it bring back memories of being young) and there is just something about that squishy texture that is so great. As a district we started using Journeys from HMH for our reading curriculum this year. Each week my students get a new set of spelling words which we cut out and keep in a pocket I have taped to their desk. We had these old library book pockets that I found in a cupboard that worked perfectly. One of the authors of this program is Dr. Shane Templeton who coauthored Continue reading Mondays and Play-doh