Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday - End of ELA PARCC

Well, once again, the children put a ton of effort into their PARCC testing this morning.  I am thrilled with what I saw...students taking their time, revisiting text, using the tools, and showing signs of using strategies taught in class.  Woo hoo!

We began the day with testing.  After testing, we read chapter 2 of Shiloh.

Next, the children enjoyed lunch and outdoor recess.

When they returned to class, we began our literacy block.  First, we reviewed and discussed the characteristics of a summary.  Then I shared a model summary for chapter 1 of Shiloh, and we discussed which details were included and which were not.  We also discussed what could be inferred about Marty, using key details from the chapter.

Next, we reread chapter 2 and worked together to write a summary for it and make inferences using key details.

Then, the students had art with Mr. Cosgrove.

After art, the band students had rehearsal, so we were left with less then half of our class.  The students who remained with me, joined a new Google Classroom for Genius Hour and began exploring several links to help them prepare to plan their project.

NO HOMEWORK tonight!

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