…we’ve been *obsessing* over our centers time because my kids are crazy-in-love with all the place value activities we’ve been working on from Cara’s Place Value Packet of Fun. Seriously, a SUPER investment.
…we began reading The Borrowers after one of my pumpkins was thrilled to share that she’d seen the trailer to The Secret World of Arrietty.
…I’m still living a snowday-less school year, and subsequently enjoying every bit of crossing off each day that passes on my calendar. And really looking forward to April!
…we’ve been stalking that Sweetheart Snatcher! As soon as the first clue surfaced, they were all Not agaaaain!!!! It had to be the Candycorn Bandit! I might need to make the clues poster-sized next year because now that they’re getting to be more proficient readers, they ALL wanted to read the clues!
I love that pic! I sent three boys into the gym to locate the sweethearts, while the rest of the class peered in the gym doors. So cute!
…we’ve been organizing, recording, and interpreting data!
Us teachers were pulling hard for a snow day on Tuesday, and I’m blaming my students for the reason we didn’t get one. See graph above.
What we did with our snatched sweethearts…
…we learned about captions in Treasures this week while reading the story Cats in Art. Afterwards, I had the students “sculpt” cats from playdoh and then make a caption to accompany it. They turned out soooooo cute! Tell me that orange cat doesn’t look eerily realistic!
…using Kathleen’s Fun with Numbers Part 2 to supplement instruction on tally marks since my kiddos haven’t mastered it quite yet. Another GREAT, highly recommended resource!
I think that catches me up! I’m very much looking forward to the upcoming three-day weekend and PTL that tomorrow is FRIDAY!!!! I had my last formal evaluation of the year today (woo hoo!), so I’m absolutely deserving of an entire pint of Raspberry Chip from Graeter’s and a little GTL tonight.
In the meantime, it’s me, Katniss, and Peeta!!!! They’ve just headed to the Quarter Quell and I’m DYING to know what’s going to happen!!!!!