Melissa Deleon

Location

TX

Recent Posts by Melissa

Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:10 PM in Lesson Plan Ideas
My professor had us conduct a model of the lunar phases using Styrofoam balls and flashlights. One person held the Styrofoam ball on a skewer, while another person pointed a flashlight at the ball. While the moon person moves around, the flashlight person stands still. We observed and talked about the different phases we observed and then drew pictures in our Interactive Science Notebooks. He also...

Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:40 PM in Disruptive Student Behavior
I was a Behavior Tech for three years, and this seems like attention seeking behavior. What worked for me is giving the student praise for all of the little things they do right. I also believe that if you make the disruptive student feel important, and give them "special" responsibilities so that they feel needed. Once they feel like they are an important member, then the praise will come more na...

Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:33 PM in Food Chains
I am a student teacher in fourth grade, and I am working on the same topic, and struggling as well. My mentor teacher suggested a flash card game with animals, and the students have to put them in order. She also said she would cut out the arrows and give each students pictures of plants and animals to "act out" the chain. I am going to be trying this in my classroom, and hopefully it will help th...