Science Observation Lesson

Science

One of the skills that we work on in science is making observations.  We started off our lesson by watching a Brainpop Jr. video on observations.  Then, I told the students that I had a mystery item in my…

Football Room Transformation

Math, Reading, Writing

So today I am super excited to share with you my room transformation that I did a few weeks ago.  For my first room transformation this year I decided to do a football theme. What started out as just…

Differentiation in WW – Tip #7 – Anchor Charts

Writing Workshop

Another easy way to differentiate during Writing Workshop is Anchor Charts.  I love using Anchor Charts in the classroom for all subjects…including Writing Workshop. Anchor charts are charts created with the class and left up for them to refer…

Differentiation in WW – Tip #4 – Mid-Workshop Interruption

Writing Workshop

Today I’m sharing my fourth tip for differentiation during Writing Workshop.  The Writing Workshop model is set-up as such – mini-lesson, time to write and confer, mid-workshop interruption, and sharing.  The mid-workshop interruption provides another opportunity for differentiation for…