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Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Five: Green Screen Weather Reports
16 Sep, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
As a culmination for our weather inquiry, my students applied all that they had learned and became meteorologists! They LOVED this so much. …
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Four: Extreme Weather
15 Sep, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello everyone! I'm back to share with you the extreme weather portion of our three week weather inquiry. After studying clouds, rain, and wind,…
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Three: Exploring Wind!
13 Sep, 2018. 3 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
W I N D! Boy did we have fun exploring wind! Earlier in the summer I had seen a wind tunnel on Instagram and…
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Two: Exploring Rain!
12 Sep, 2018. 2 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello Friends! After our week studying clouds (you can click here in case you missed that blog post) we dove into learning about…
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part One: Clouds
9 Sep, 2018. 2 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello everyone! It is a wet and rainy day here in TX which is perfect for blogging about our weather unit that we…
Letting Young Learners Investigate The Question: How Does The Setting Influence A Story?
8 Sep, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
This past week we explored how the setting can influence and affect a story. In order to make this come to life for my…
Teaching students how understanding our emotions can help us better understand characters in books
2 Sep, 2018. 1 Comment. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello everyone and happy September! Man, it has been a very long time since I have last blogged and for that I apologize.…
Studying Frogs With Kindergarteners
28 Apr, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
A few days ago our classroom was given tadpoles to watch, care for, and observe. My young learners were SO excited to dig…
Spring has sprung– and so have spring inquiries!!
14 Apr, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Good Morning everyone! I hope that this post finds you well. This past week we have been studying all things spring (in the…