I have really enjoyed being back in my element in third grade. I worked on reviewing Thinking Maps this week with them. We worked through four of them throughout the week, and today we made a Circle Map of each type and presented them to the class. Here are some examples.
|Working on the "tree map"|
For our Tree Map, we used Skippyjon Jones Class Action to show the story elements. This was perfect to help them understand the parts of a story. I made this one with Power Point to work with the students. I projected it up on the Smart Board and wrote on it with the students' ideas. I love this because it can be used with any book! It is in Power Point and is fully customizable. Nothing special, but it will save you time in making one!
I am ready for a fun-filled weekend! Zack has his first soccer game tomorrow, which should be lots of fun!
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