Daily Share - Students shared about their weekend or other exciting news (advanced communication skills).
Logic Puzzles - The logic puzzles are growing more complex, and the children are beginning to complete puzzles with multiple grids. Please visit my Resource section and scroll down for online and printable logic logic puzzles. (see SOAR folder) (Higher order thinking skills).
PBL "How can I, as a biologist, recommend the best habitats to our local Zoo or Aquarium?" - After watching a video on the temperate deciduous forest, students used tablets to conduct Internet research to explore 5 facts. Next, students found three animals to include on their forest page. We discussed taking notes during the video thus "working smarter" and avoiding further research. (advanced communication skills, creativity skills, advanced research skills).
Wednesday Class (Creative Words) - (see pics below) I gave groups made up words. Each group had to define the word, illustrate the word, and use it in a sentence. Student groups presented their word: Quandong, Yig, Knuler, Shrimmel. Ask your child about his/her word (Creativity Skills, Advanced Communication Skills).
Centers - Students played SET, Pivot, Keva Blocks, and Dizios