Monday, May 7, 2012

butterflies, homophones, and an end of the year packet

Happy Monday!
To follow-up our Amazing Animal research reports, we kicked off the week with a study on butterflies. The kindergartners down the hall have been observing the different stages of a butterfly’s life, so this morning I snatched them to conduct our own observations.         
SO MUCH FUN!
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After we did a little observing, we did a little buddy reading on butterflies.
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While reading, we completed a CAN/HAVE/ARE graphic organizer and a Main Idea and Supporting Details organizer. You can grab both of them here:
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Tomorrow we’ll be learning all about homophones with the help of this little anchor chart I created AND Cara Carroll’s homophones activities (found in her Camping Capers pack). Love.her!
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I’m also SUPER excited to show you all the newest packet I’ve been working on.
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Familiar title, huh? I can’t wait to start this with my students!
This is a 40 page packet that includes:
26 page End-of-the-Year Celebration Book (for students to make) and an End of the Year Craftivity
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Here’s a description of each page of the book:
- First Grade Celebration Book Cover
- Draw a Picture of Yourself
- First Grade Stats
- My School Rocks
- My First Grade Teacher
- My First Grade Favorites
- Interview a Friend
- Friends in 1st
- Fantastic Field Trip
- Yay for Play
- A Look Inside My Favorite Book
- Munch and Crunch
- I’m a Caring Kid
- Be Responsible!
- A “First” in First Grade
- A Goal I Still Have for Myself
- My Favorite Subject
- My Favorite Special
- A Note From the Teacher
- A Note to the Future Me
- A Look Into the Future
- That was Funny!
- Autographs (Last Page of Book)
Sample pages:
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I’ve also included a little craftivity that goes along with the book:
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Grab it all at my TPT store….ENJOY!
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13 comments:

AmberO said...

I do also L-O-V-E Cara's stuff:) Although...your packet sure looks super groovy, too! Thank goodness for the TpT sale for another day!

Lucia13 said...

wow,I love everything you have made,you did a tremendous job.

Lusine
Enjoy Teaching English

Sprinkle Teaching Magic (Sheila) said...

A lot of hard work went in to this unit! So many great ideas! Your blog is a fun read glad I found it!

Sheila

Sprinkle Teaching Magic

Natalie said...

LOVE IT!!!!

Natalie
TeacheryTidbits

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