Thursday, October 17, 2013

Take Home Reading Freebie

Just wanted to write a quick post on how I do take home reading each week. Each one of my kiddos has a large ziploc bag where they keep their books for home reading. I put two books (on their reading level) in their bag on Monday and they have those two books for the whole week--Monday-Thursday.

On Wednesday I give them this book report form to complete and return no later than Friday. They can choose either one of their books to write a book report on. There is a fiction side and a non-fiction side to the book report form.

You could also use this for independent reading time, guided reading, or as an assessment. It's up to you!

                           

If you are interested in this book report form, you can have it for free here.

Well I'm off to go cook dinner. Stuffed peppers with lean turkey meat and rice with Kale on the side!!

Yummmmm!

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Breaking Blog Rule! Oops! FREEBIE Inside!

Sorry I know that I'm breaking the blog rule of only one post a day but I wanted to share with you my Journey's Work onWriting Journal Prompts. I blogged about this a couple of weeks ago and posted journal prompts from Unit 1 of Journeys. You can read that here.

I've added a couple more common core aligned journal questions to Unit 1. You can grab those for free here.

I've also added journal prompt/questions for Lesson 1 of Unit 6 for Journeys.

Grab these here.

If you don't use the Journey's reading program, you can probably still use a couple of these journal prompts!

Enjoy!




More Common Core Activities for Place Value

Hi y'all!

Happy Sunday! I have another place value activity for you to add to your Place Value and Number Sense math unit! The last place value activity I posted was for Skip Counting, Odd and Even, and Reading and Writing Numbers up to 1,000. You can read about those here.

Last week my class was working on mentally adding 10 or 100 to any given number, as well as, mentally subtracting 10 or 100 to any given number. We used my Matching Activities to do this! I had the kids complete this activity during the Independent Work station during Guided Math.

Here are some pictures of the activities that we used last week!



                               


                         




                               

Next week we will be using the Greater than and Less than matching activities from this pack to learn that concept.

Here are a few pictures of these activities!
























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