1. Since the common core came into existence and our new district assessment for ELA is based on informational writing, I wrote a unit on Woodland Animals and began adding more informational writing into my writers workshop time. Here's a peek at what that looks like in my room! I am so, so happy with their work!
If you're interested in this unit, it's available here :)
Using the "Jot" iPad app for labeling and diagrams. If you haven't tried this app, it is awesome! Especially for K-1 :)
Some first grade informational writing about moose!
Can/Have/Are and labeling/diagrams
My anchor chart- this is our district determined anchor chart that we use for our informational writing assessment.
The texts I use for this unit.
2.Abby at the Inspired Apple last year. Love! Click the link to grab yours! The stuff the kids have to say is so funny - if you haven't done this activity, do it for a laugh!
We are installing a stone patio AND residing our house all at the same time right now. Can you say crazy?!
4. Can we discuss the fact that we are going to the zoo next Friday to see a birds of prey show? I am TERRIFIED of birds. TERRIFIED. I googled the show to see what it's all about and found photos. OMG. Well kids, Mrs. G.'s just gonna step out for a few...
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