Making & Confirming Predictions
This printable will help guide your students while making predictions as they read. It reminds them that predictions should be revised as new information is gained and encourages them to confirm their predictions. It can be used with ANY story or text.
In My Planbook: A Peek at My Week Linky
Hi everyone! Happy Sunday! (Or is it Happy Sunday?) Tomorrow is my first day with students! I'm pretty excited to get this party started! I feel like I've been planning for this for, well, an entire summer...so I can't wait to get back in front of a class! Here's what's in my planbook for this week: We'll be reading my FAVORITE first day of school book: Appelemando's Dreams. Pic Credit: Amazon I love love love this book. We use it as a jumping off point for building trust and understanding…
Predicting with Post-It Notes
This year I am working with sped students and students with ADHD. While I am absolutely enjoying working with them, it makes me take a step...
How a second grader got me to stop teaching and start listening
Tweet Last year, I had a second grader who came in having no concept of subtraction. In my beginning of the year assessment, he could not answer questions such as 7-6 = or 10-5. After a great deal of work on conceptual development and hands on practice, he was doing a great job with his subtraction facts. Except for some of the most challenging "facts" that our program teaches as the up to 10 facts. (basically a teen number take away a 6, 7, 8 or 9. Despite repeated attempts to "teach" this…
A Cute Craft, A School Bus Story, and a Winner!
Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.
Text Features and Making Predictions
Text Features and Making Predictions. The 11 page PDF slide show is intended to help your students understand how to use text features to help make predictions. This is one of many interactive reading strategies created by Wise Guys that can be used right away in your classroom with your students.