How much fun is this? For our Explorer unit, we have bonus activities for those students who finished their writing piece. (Students who need the extra time in class to write can try these activities later.) One of the activities is using Google Earth to find images of our explorers’ hometown. Students are asked [...]
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Would you like to see your drawing come to life and have an adventure! Try this website: http://www.drawastickman.com/index.htm Once you click ‘DONE’ you will be asked to draw more objects! It’s silly, but it’s fun!
Making a bubble web is not difficult, but getting it into your blog adds a few steps. If you want to do like I did, here is what you must do: 1. Make your bubble web by using bubbl.us 2. Click the ‘Export’ button. The window [...]
Have you ever been asked to write a story but could not come up with an idea? Lucy Calkins recommends brainstorming about people you are closed to, objects that are special to you or places that have a special meaning. I tried using a Web 2.0 tool and it’s terrific. Why don’t you try it [...]
“Are we honest?” Most students raised their. “Are we thieves?” A few students jokingly raised their hands but most of them looked very concerned. ”What should we call you if you take things that don’t belong to you… “, asked Mrs. Marshall. Our fourth graders’ faces were very serious when we brought up the topic [...]