First, we took a look at 2 double bar graphs and discussed how precipitation and temperature impacts activities in Garrett and Worcester Counties. Then we began reading, and discussing, an article about the dangers the Chesapeake Bay is facing, while the children took notes on an electronic capture sheet in GC - science.
After science, we switched for math and took a Go Noodle brain break. Then the children began taking the winter MAP-M. This is the computerized, self-adjusting, math assessment that students take three times each year. The data helps teachers with planning and instruction. SOme students finished the test. Those who didn't will be given additional time later in the week.
After math, the students enjoyed lunch and indoor recess. Then they went to PE with Mr. Smith.
When we returned to class, we began our literacy block.
While I met with some reading groups, the students read about Amerigo Vespucci and, on a graphic organizer, identified important information about his origins, goals, two voyages, and the naming of our country for him. Then they met with a partner to revise their business proposal for complete sentences.
Orange: We reviewed the numbered paragraphs and the questions the children noted for homework last night. Then we began rereading the first two paragraphs and identifying the main idea. For HOMEWORK the children need to reread paragraphs 3-5 and identify the main idea of each.
Green: We reviewed the numbered paragraphs and the questions the children noted for homework last night. Then we began rereading the first two paragraphs and identifying the main idea. For HOMEWORK the children need to reread paragraphs 3-7 and identify the main idea of each.
Pink: We met very briefly and reviewed the numbered paragraphs and their questions from homework last night. For HOMEWORK they need to reread the article and practice their flashcards.