What's UP in Room 3?

Have I mentioned...

I  LOVE  FALL

OK...Many times.
I live in NORCAL.

We don't have the  TRADITIONAL 
4 seasons.

DID YOU KNOW THERE ARE  4   ????

In NORCAL...
we have
Summer ( 90-100 degrees )
Fall   (  80-90 degrees)
Winter   (  foggy...  60-70 degrees...sometimes cooler )
Spring  ( 70-90 degrees )

It'sOK...I LOVE my HOMETOWN.
Sometimes.

OH...well...  :)

And so on.

SO now that it's 80 degrees & FALL..

What's UP in ROOM 3??







We use Brag Tags on rings during the month.

They earn BRAG TAGS 
for
 following classroom / school rules
AND
Lifeskills

At the end of each month...
They  transfer  their earned BRAG TAGS  from RINGS..
To  string  necklaces.
They get to wear their necklaces ALL DAY AT SCHOOL
and then
HOME!

( Parents are told at BTS night
 to REWARD their kids for necklaces
 at the end of the month!)  :)



English   Language   Arts


Word  Sorts...NO GLUE!
Pick 3 crayons.
Color the words according to the KEY!
Write!




Back from 2 week vacation.
TEACHER.....CLEAN   YOUR   TABLE!

 I don't have a teacher desk.           #bestdecisionever


Reading  ROCKERS!    #alternativeseating




Birthday  Books.

On each student's brthday  ( or close  to ),
We make a class BIRTHDAY  BOOK!

We  do these during  MUST DO TIME!
Independent  work.

We have a "FRAME" style we use.
Everyone makes a page.

We STAPLE together and VOILA!
CLASS   BIRTHDAY  PRESENT!

We sing and dance as we PRESENT ( haha )  it to the birthday  student!

LAST..( whew..what a  week !)



GUIDED MATH

My  newest  &  favorite time of the day!








 We are doing
MATH  MUST  DO's  &  MAY  Do's

( Same format as ELA centers in the AM )

KEEP  YOUR  ROUTINES  THE  SAME!

We go the the MATH  Calendar  (  next to ELA  Calendar  )
after  lunch.

Math  Calendar  

After  we go through the "math board"...

We NOW ( Quarter 2)  do MATH MUST DO'S.
(  Approx.  45   minutes  )

Must DO's
#1    MATH    JOURNAL
Story  Problem  with  illustrations &  number  sentence.
#2    Math  Paper
A  Workbook Page FROM  YESTERDAY ( review ) 
#3    MATH   TUB  (center)  with a PARTNER

I do the whole class MATH lesson  BEFORE  centers.
SOMETIMES we do the workbook page together...sometimes they do.
Depends on the Lesson.  We  have a district curriculum to follow.
( Approx.  time    45  minutes  )

What  am I doing?

GUIDED   MATH   GROUPS!

I meet with 2-3  kids at a time.
We work on a STRATEGY.
NO  worksheets!

They need  to have independent  strategies to do ON THEIR OWN!
I  can't  take the assessments  FOR THEM!


So...

Here  is  what's  UP  in room 3!

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