Tuesday, September 20, 2016

NYT inference recap, what we can do with Day 1-4 of JUMP Math, uses of teacher feedback, Island School Art

Now that I have read through your responses, and commented, let't take a look at what is really going on:  http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/09/12/whats-going-on-in-this-picture-sept-12-2016/

I will briefly comment on the following items.

 This type of question builds on the knowledge/practice of the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 tables.  The 7 tables is the Day 5 skill to be worked on for tonight.  For practice and review, we did some colouring of a 100s chart:
An interactive version of this -- even though it does not correct you -- may be found at this site:


The student sentences, with feedback.  From this, I can see where some of the students are having challenges and plan some lessons.  I noticed that students often like to use apostrophes when they don't have to; this is a cue for me to explain this some more.  

The Water colour painting from Room 28's visit to the Island School.


Curriculum Night:  September 29, 2016 (time to be determined, I will update)
Goal Setting rough planning paper (yesterday's post had an example)
Day 5 of Jump Math 
Math test on Thursday, September 22