Classroom Change Agents: Bringing the Back to the Primary Classroom! Presented by: Amy Thompson
You are about to take a glimpse at life in the real-world of my primary classroom.
Building a FOUNDATION of success with the foundational standards. Building an UNDERSTANDING of reading through the literary and informational text standards. Building a NETWORK to connect language and writing standards.
Before you do anything else,make a plan and map out your standards. Failing to plan is planning to fail. -Allen Lakein
Pick a skill – tie it to a book • Mystery Pic drawing lessons • Craftivity • Sparkle • Technology • Elkonin boxes • Assessment
-ub family -ap family -at family -op family
Helpful websites galacticphonics.comfunfonix.comwordway.us.comstarfall.com
DI assessments On-level assessment Above-level assessment Below-level assessment
Pick a skill – tie it to a book • Tell me five, tell me five more • Echo-read • Technology • Tie it to science, social studies, holiday • National Geographic Young Explorer
Cause and Effect Comparing/Contrasting Sequencing Point of View
Tell me five… Tell me five more…
Helpful websites roythezebra.com • readworks.org pbskids.org abcya.com
Pick a skill – tie it to a book • Think it, Say it, Write it, Punctuate it • Songs/chants/games. • Graphic organizers • Draw first • If I Were a …
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” -Fred Rogers
Extra “stuff” Homework Grid Tiger Times Choice Boards Positive Behavior dropbox.com
Credits: • Google images • galacticphonics.com • funfonix.com • wordway.us.com • starfall.com • roythezebra.com • pbskids.org • abcya.com • dropbox.com • Animated Literacy