Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Tough Week?



These last two weeks before the winter break and during the holiday season can be tough!  The students are over-excited and we are over-tired with lists to check off and gifts to purchase.  Luckily, we have many resources to engage our students through these weeks.


Young children may enjoy this storytelling of The Mitten, by Jan Brett. (includes discussion questions) With the older students, this video about bullying will reinforce choosing kindness.


Resource:
Grade:
Description:
2-5
Practice math facts for a set period of time; promotes fast facts
Type To Learn
3-5
Practice keyboarding skills (computers)
K-5
Math practice directed to specific standards
1-2
Reading fluency and comprehension
K, Identified 1-5 Students
Phonetic awareness, reading comprehension and vocabulary development
K-5
Math and computer science skills
K-2
Coding (iPad or computer)
1-5
Publish writing and sharing ideas
K-5
Animated movies and activities, across the content areas
Digital Text Websites
Reading comprehension of various genres, paired text as well as digital check-ins


Many more apps are available on the Grant iPads (K-2) and the Tech Room iPads available for sign out.  Also, check out the free time activities on the Tech Tools Page (accessible from the Elementary Home Page).

Let me know if I can help you or your class with any of these activities!

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