Heather Rochester

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Recent Posts by Heather

Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:23 PM in Weather and Elementary
I am in a first grade classroom and some of my students still get the weather and the seasons confused. We were exploring weather and took the students outside to make observations and then came back inside for discussion and one of my little friends said that he thought the weather was summer outside. I asked him oh can you explain and he said well I was squinting my eyes and if I ran I would swe...

Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:12 PM in 1st grade activities
I am also a student teacher in a first grade classroom. We recently covered weather in science and also incorporated it into math a little bit where we had the students go outside and make observations about the weather and then record their observations on a graph. The kids really loved the freedom of going outside and writing whatever they perceived the weather to be. They also had some great co...

Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:04 PM in Making Time
I completely agree with others that commented that you should try to incorporate your science content into other areas. We have integrated a lot of science into our reading and writing through our non fiction unit we focused on animals and finding and creating their habitats, diagrams, fun facts, etc.