This was our Purpose statement this week in writing.
The last three weeks we have been discussing fairytales, fables and folktalkes and comaparing and contrasting texts across cultures. To wrap up our Unit, I used a writing activity from the basal
|These two guys used maps to eliminate the choices.|
Here are the clues we were given by the other class:
Bonus: Our state is known as the Cornhusker State
Can you guess?
That's right it is Nebraska!
Here is a video that was created by one of my students using our flipcamera.
My fourth graders and I had a wonderful experience today and I can't wait to do it again. Any interested 3-4th grade classes out there leave me a post, if you want to set up a Mystery Skype.
The students were so excited to use the iPads today. They were so excited I had to have them clasp their hands while I gave directions. They worked in pairs to explore Screenchomp. Sceeenchomp is a like a dry erase board, but the cool thing about it is that they can record what they do. I eventually plan to have them teach one another the objective of the day. Isn't there research that says you learn better by teaching and applying the skill?