I was in several schools this week and saw these ideas and thought I would share.
using the book Olivia and comparing Olivia's family to your own
why do we need to know how to tell time... students made their own clocks and wrote about why it was important to learn to tell time
using thinking maps
using the book The Lonely Scarecrow
Using the book Up in the Tree by Margaret Atwood and brainstorming what you would see. Learning about nouns....
TLC directional art activities
Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
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