This post originally published 1/30/14:
It's been a loooong time since I linked up for a Five for Friday...so let's get right to it!
1. In honor of the big
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2. We had MAP Testing this week. For the most part, I find MAP testing pretty valuable. This year, we've used these laptop carts and students just sit at their regular desks to take their test. In the past, we've gone to the computer lab, which puts our whole school's Intervention schedule out of whack for a while and just sort of a pain in the butt. Having the ability to pick up a laptop and move it to a corner desk because a student is off-task and bugging their neighbor is SWEEEET. I vote laptops from now on :)
4. We just finished our Addition and Subtraction chapters (my district uses Math in Focus). A game that students love to play to practice double digit subtraction with regrouping is Race to Zero (or Race to 100 for addition). They forget some of the directions (as well as some expectations I added), so I made an anchor chart.
here), dice and game markers to make the transition to game playing easier.
5. And I finally snapped a pic of this audio center. This headphone splitter is AWESOME. 5 headphones listening to the same audio story...easy peasy.
6. and I'm breaking the five rule because this is just 1 more I had to share...we had a mini lesson on "titles" during Writing Workshop and this is the cutest title for a story about a birthday!