I am linking up today with Tara at 4th Grade Frolics for Monday Made It. Yes, it's Wednesday, but I just couldn't get it together this week. So Wednesday it is!
First for the food. I made quite a few things of note over the last month, but I think this was my favorite.
|Shrimp Three Ways...yummm!|
Next up is something my students made, still food-related.
|Proper Noun Pizzas! How cute!|
I didn't exactly make this, but I laminated it and cut it out. That counts, according to Tara! Kristen at Ladybug's Teacher Files makes such cute products, that I could not wait for my old alphabet to fall down so I could put this one up!
Next, I made my 8th graders watch this over and over again (just kidding- like, two times) to build background about fossils, which is our topic for this week's OEQ. Warning: this song is catchy.
Almost done- two more! Jeez Louise I was busy.
My students made the Remixed Hearts from my Bushel and a Peck Craftivity, singing the song the whole time. Seriously, they were the cutest things- they loved the remix concept. "I love you an iPad and an iPod, a table and a tomato" were just two of the renditions I heard this week. We're not done with all of our hearts, but I wanted to show you what our work in progress looks like.
And for my final act, I made a community-building activity inspired by this activity from my friend Halle Across the Hall in 2nd Grade. She has the cutest ideas and her products are always amazing, not to mention I am constantly in awe of her classroom management. My students had asked me to write special Valentines, so I thought a Secret Valentine swap would be a great way to do it. I created My Secret Valentine, which you can pick up at my TPT store.
Here's a look at what's included. I'm really excited to teach my students about addressing and mailing a letter. Some of them don't know their addresses and I'm almost certain that NONE of them have received a letter in the mail before, so we are going to do it right! We'll send the letters from school to school, so hopefully they come back within one day.
I think that's it for today! I'll send My Secret Valentine to the first person who can guess what my favorite kind of shrimp was- just remember to comment with your email.