We've been working on using rounding to estimate. I created a set of fall-themed story problems for students to sort into two categories: exact answer and estimate. We folded 12" x 18" paper in half. One side was the "exact answer side". The other was the "estimate" side. The students needed to read each problem, highlight the key words, and then decide whether to estimate or not. They were so excited, because we used "fall colored" paper and crayons. They are so easy to please!
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The students created crowns this week out of paper,sequins, and glittery foam shapes. These crowns will be the inspiration for some descriptive writing. Students planned and began to write detailed descriptions of the crowns using specific details. We were elbow deep in glue and art supplies, so I never took pictures!
We've started our point of view unit. To jazz things up and make it fun, we started with the traditional version of The Three Little Pigs and, of COURSE, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. We also used Deb Hanson's Perspectives Craftivity. I had to adapt it a little, since it was intended for older students.
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