Picture Book a Day

UPDATE!!!! Click the link below to view the books we’ve read this week. We’ve covered themes about kindness, trying your best, best ways to read a story, perseverance, and how to work with others! Additionally, please keep in mind that sometimes there will not be a video to accompany slide. I am a voracious reader […]

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Text Structures

In order to deepen our understanding of Informational Text (Non Fiction) we will be learning about the five text structures. Many informational texts students will encounter will be formatted using one or multiple text structures. I have linked a photo of each below. Please reinforce at home. Please keep in mind text structures are different […]

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Memory Moment Signpost

We are going to cover the sixth and final fictional signpost this week. The focus will be “Memory Moment.” Please use the chart below for more details about this signpost. Throughout this week, I will be “flipping” our lessons and sending home a video read aloud of the book for the next days lesson. This […]

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Words of the Wiser

Today we started learning about our latest signpost, Words of the Wiser. I read aloud “The Dark” by Lemony Snicket. It has an incredible example of the recent signpost. I have uploaded a photo of the signpost for you to have a conversation at home with your child. I am looking forward to deeper exploration […]

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Google Classroom Information

We have started using Google Classroom. There are many benefits to using this powerful tool in the classroom. Click the link below to learn more about it. Google Classroom I would like to try to have students begin using it at home for homework, when minimally assigned. It develops student’s typing skills, reinforces digital responsibility, […]

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Tough Questions

This week we will be focusing on “Tough Questions.” I have attached a screen shot of a second teacher to help you at home. We read “Boats for Papa” and had the most in depth, transcendent conversation about family, love, and moving on from the loss of a loved one.

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