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Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: “What would Slushy’s experience be like?” Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils, crayons Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill. Family Drafting: Creating a family Haiku.Continue reading “Inking Thoughts: Family Haiku”
Making the family connection: Discuss: “What does it mean to map a story?”; “How is a story map different than a story’s rough draft?” Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the topContinue reading “Literary Foundations: Story Mapping”
B4 Bed Thoughts: *Let everyone see the image. Discuss: “What do you notice?” Next: Ask: “What do you not know?” Next: Discuss which patterns are visible in the slide above. Ask: “For today’s math practice, which of these mental math challenges should we discuss?” Materials: pass out paper and pencils or have them use theContinue reading “Math B4 Bed: Mental Math Connections”