One of my favorite things about blogging is the sharing of ideas and resources. Today we used Courtney's cause and effect organizer for a fun cause and effect activity. I had the students buddy read the story and then I gave them a slip with two events of the story on it. They had to determine which one was the cause which one was the effect.
Here they all are hanging up in the hallway! My kids really enjoyed this activity, thanks for sharing your organizer, Courtney!
In language, we've been studying nouns. We don't follow Treasure's grammar anymore with the adoption of our new writing program. We use Being a Writer, which I really enjoy. It's been a challenge fitting in our writing lesson and teaching necessary language skills but we're making it work! I had my kiddos do a noun hunt with our weekly story, A Goose's Story, and then we added the new nouns they found to our anchor chart.
My kids really enjoyed this activity and were so engaged, carefully glancing through each page to find nouns.We then glued everybody's notecards on another anchor chart to display in our classroom.
Tomorrow is my second of eight biweekly all day meetings on the adoption of the Common Core. I am loving the experience but creating good sub plans is always a difficult task!
Hope your Wednesday's were wonderful!