to recap my busy teaching week!
her post is FULL of terrific ideas 🙂
Thanks Kimberly ♥
Here’s some action shots 🙂
2. 3rd Grade Update
Last week, I dropped my big news…I’m pulling a 3rd grade reading intervention group! That’s pretty big news because I’ve been in first grade for years and kindergarten before that.
Sooo, what have I learned about 3rd grade?
This week, I learned…
These 3rd graders are demonstrating a more extensive (non-academic) vocabulary…this is not necessarily a good thing 🙁
These 3rd graders decoding skills are waaayyyy above their comprehension.
They may act tough, but they still ♥ all my teaching tricks: stinky markers, GRIT Trackers, WBT rules, Halloween read-alouds… 🙂
We have four sessions under our belt and I’ve already seen drastic improvements in behavior. I can’t wait to see what next week brings!
1. Creepy Counting On Freebie
I’m sharing a counting on visual chart that I use with my “Math Club” intervention group. I display the chart during our Fact Fluency. My students are really relying on the counting on addition strategy (“put the big number in your head and count on”). Previously I was using a “dot chart” we created together. This week, I brought out this creepy counting on chart:
I’m so excited to link up with Teaching Blog Addicts
I’m the featured blogger this week – thank you!!!