I try to make my Morning Messages as relevant and educational as possible:
My students (mainly the girls) and I had fun wearing mismatched socks on World Down Syndrome Day:
At Morning Meeting, we had a meaningful discussion of visible and invisible disabilities.
Non-Fiction Text Features
When I explained that we would all be making our own Non-Fiction Text Feature poster, several kids exclaimed, "We already did this!" Immediately upon passing out the headings, someone asked, "What's a caption?" It just goes to prove how much we need to spiral back and review:
That turkey sandwich from Time For Kids looks so delicious!
If you're looking for a fun and humorous book, you definitely need to read:
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The donkey insists on misusing the verb, "to be." The kids LOVED this book, and sometimes, you just need a book to make everyone happy ~ in addition, to reviewing helping verbs!
I also started reading this chapter book during snack:
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First, Clementine and her family live right in Boston; they visit the "Make Way For Ducklings" statues in the Public Garden ~ all in the first chapter! The class field trip is to Plymouth Plantation! This is a perfect read-aloud to spiral back to review the Pilgrims, and it's a fun book, too!
Giveaway/#Spring Back In
I'm taking part in a giveaway. Click here to enter!
Also, there's a hashtag sale at TPT: #springbackin ~ all products are $3.00. I've included this product:
It's marked down to $3.00! Please check out the sale and other Five For Fridays!
Enjoy the wonderful weekend!