I realize that I'm a little late posting the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom pictures, but Katie Mense from Little Warriors shared some of these pics with me
and they are too cute not to share!
We are so excited to see so many teachers using our Guiding Readers units. The feedback has been phenomenal, and it makes our teacher hearts happy to hear from you!
These reading units cover all of the Reading Standards for grades K & 1.
Sequencing Pictures to retell the story.
Individual sequencing activity made into a hat!
We want students be able to think explicitly about what is in the story,
and to also use their critical thinking skills to go beyond the story.
On Day 4 we posed this question for our little readers to think about.
The letters kept getting hurt. How could they solve their problem?
Kindergarten students may only be using pictures to create their meaning early in the year.
Here are a few examples:
They could use a ladder and climb up one at a time.
2. Throw the coconuts out of the tree so it won't be so heavy.
Each day we focus on a different strategy: Predicting, Inferring, Comparing & Contrasting,
Retelling, and writing about our favorite part.
This story is so fun to read...