Students created wood cookie name tags that fit several criteria
- include a pattern
- use colour
- place name neatly in the centre
students were placed in groups and asked to find unique things they had in common. They needed to come up with as many as possible.
A gallery of the ideas the students had for setting up the classroom. There were many unique ideas!
Pumpkin Math – students estimate seeds, count them and find other math facts about their group pumpkin
using black boards and socks to erase, students work as a class on UPSC math word problems.
Understand, Plan, Solve, Communicate
What comes to mind when I say measure? Students collaborated together to create a mind mind, and then grouped words based on distance, objects measured, and tools we use to measure
a smart board activity looking at kids’ palms and how many thumbs it took to determine length of the palm. Students were asked what they noticed and as a class, added the parts to the graph in red.
the unveiling of the class mascot. Students voted for a mascot that best represented their views of what our classroom stands for. Students also wrote speeches for their particular mascot by working collaboratively in a group.