When running literature circles with my class, I used this for the centre of my bulletin board. Having visual "I Can" statements provided a great way for the students to understand what their goals were while doing the reading and when the students
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
I used this checklist when I was introducing my students to their literature circle books. I began by setting up four stations with a different book at each station. The students then circulated the room "tasting" each book. Based on how they rated
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles
I used this when talking about community in the classroom. It was a great way for students to visually organize their thoughts while making connections to their local community. This can be a great introduction to government at a primary level.
“Winston of Churchill” is a witty story about a group of polar bears standing up for something they believe in: Global Warning. The story begins with a statement from Winston targeting the tourists in their town as the primary source of pollution