Made my own blending line for my reception class today... They were very intrigued and hopefully it will encourage them to think about the sounds that make up words :)
Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills
Our principal has really been encouraging us to add more writing into our daily lesson plans. "They should be writing all day long" he tells us. The research is there to back him up. I bumped into this Roll and Retell page from Fun In First on Pinterest awhile back and finally figured out how to add it to our learning day. I printed and laminated four copies of the Roll and Retell page to hand out to each of my four table groups. After a round of Daily 5 I handed them out. I also gave each…
Getting the most value out of a bookshelf in the preschool classroom
There are days that I wish I had more space in my indoor classroom. Don't get me wrong, I am very proud of my indoor classroom. I love setting it up to be warm and inviting and I enjoy the challenge of turning small spaces into valuable spaces. Today I want to share with you
Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers
Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers by Diane1981 on Indulgy.com
Literacy help: Alan Peat story bags - How to develop story writing and literacy skills in younger children.
Early on in my teaching career I was introduced to Alan Peat's idea of using story bags to help children write stories. A brilliant idea that really works.
Teacher's Pet » Classroom Inspiration
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A fun activity to help children to reflect on their learning which can be used across all Primary phases. To make this 6cm dice, print out the net & fold; to make it more sturdy, we would recommend printing onto card. The dice contains the following 6 prompts: One thing I learned today was ... One thing I found easy was... One thing I did not enjoy was ... because ... One thing I did enjoy was ... because ... One thing I need to practise more is ... One thing I found difficult today was ...
Goal Setting in the Prep Classroom - Little Lifelong Learners
My school is using the Art and Science of Teaching framework by Marzano to ensure quality teaching across the school. One of the aspects that I have found particularly important is goal setting, both professionally and for my students. I have found the framework and design questions very interesting but sometimes struggle to […]
365 days in my shoes Day 5
Developing a Whole School Approach to Improving Writing Yesterday I posted a poem inspired by Pie Corbett’s If Only. If only we had used his approaches to developing writing years ago!!! Pie has de…