Sunday, November 22, 2015
Saturday, November 14, 2015
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My kindergarten students in our Autism Strand also do the same curriculum with differing supports for our activity. After our read aloud, students apply what they have "learned" from our story of the day. In order to allow all learners to participate, the lesson activity could take several forms. Some students "make a match," while others use a word bank for support. All students receive an activity that has the color of the word printed on it and there is a key on the board to follow.
Letter Dyour child to have them start reading. There are many early words with pictures that give meaning. I
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Our featured story for letter D was Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman. An excellent book to use with
can even see the students reading along as I read. This year I also added a video to support more differentiated reading for some of our English Language Learners and Autism Strand students, but differentiating instruction helps ALL learners.
I love to share my favorite page of the story, see below!
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Students in my 6-7-8 Media Elective Class create posters that reflect who they are; their likes, dislikes and dreams. Each student created a word cloud on the computer using free software abcya word cloud on abcya. They also cut magazine words out and then with dramatic pictures of themselves on a backdrop of an old map put together their own personal statements about themselves. Weaving the media is challenging. Results coming soon!