Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Students viewed BrainPopJr's Reading Maps. Each student has their own MyBrainPop account and thus were able to be independent logging in and watching the video. We focused on three main points about reading a map: compass rose, map key, and the map scale. Our last quadrant was a reflection question we used as an exit ticket.
This is a Sheltered Strategies method called Pictorial Input. Students and teachers create vivid color-coded visuals with high academic language. This one is about how people adapt to their desert environment.
This Pictorial Input is about how people adapt to living on a mountain in Social Studies.
This Pictorial Input is about how people adapt to living on a wetland such as Galveston.
Monday, December 2, 2013
We tried a new app to inspire us to writing outside of the box. We are trying new things to make incredible things that were once unimaginable. Introducing the app colAR Mix.
Here is one student's draft of a story inspired from the bird page.
I was giving a hypothetical if the sun started out with 100 calories. This shows how calories are used up as the energy is used and trans...
We watched the Brainpop Jr about Community Helpers. We made a grid of important people in the community and discussed What If We DIDN...
Here are my Science anchor charts from the first nine weeks. States of Matter Scientific Method: Penny in Vinegar or Coke Zero ...