During the class' plant unit, students will observe a plant and write and illustrate what they have learned in their discovery journal.
Students will create a map of their classroom that can be used to find a hidden treasure. The concept of two-dimensional objects and three-dimensional objects will be explored during this activity.
Students will use letters to make several short words. The words being constructed will be in word families and discussion should occur over chunks and letter patterns. At the culmination of the activity, all letters will be used to make one word.
This lesson takes a closer look at character, tapping into what a character thinks, says, feels, does, and tries, as well as his or her strengths and weaknesses. Students will use what they read to analyze the character in the story.
Students will create thought bubbles for either the brother or the sister from Patricia Polacco's story "My Rotten, Red-Headed, Older Brother".