This week we continued working on symmetry. We did this class activity - it is based on a picture from Pinterest that comes from First Grade Wow
We made this class anchor chart inspired by the one I found on Pinterest from Northwestern Kiddies
We also watched this booktalk (since I could not get a hold of a copy of the book in time!!)
We watched the video one time through, then we re-watched it and stopped the video to add lines of symmetry to the various objects. It would be great with a document camera too!
If you are looking for a fun symmetry idea check out my math game (read about it here)
We also worked on words with "ou" and "ow". I used some of the resources from the pack The Out of Towners from Cara Carroll.
First I introduced the sound with the Band-Aid Family. We talked about what we say when we get hurt and need a Band-Aid. Then we used some of the picture sorts from the pack to make our anchor chart.
We used some of the craftivity resources from the Cara Carroll pack to brainstorm what we would take on a trip out of town, where we would go and what we would see.
We read this book
to see what postcards looked like and what their purpose was.
Then students used a large index card to create a postcard scene. They added the Band-aid family and wrote a few sentences about something that they saw. We tried, we really tried to add adjectives - some success, some....not so much.
Well that is a little sample from our week. I am keeping my eye on that light my friends!!!