Elizabeth Llanas

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Recent Posts by Elizabeth

Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:28 PM in Making Connections
I would suggest keeping them engaged during the lesson by having them fill out recording sheets or playing a game of some sort such as bingo. The children can "bingo" when they hear or understand a certain term. This motivates them to pay attention and to learn without them really knowing. You can also give them an exit ticket asking them how this has helped them or something along those lines. Mo...

Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:23 PM in Gardening in the Classroom
There are several ways to go about this. You could potentially have a small area in your outdoor/recess area or you could have a bin inside where each student can plant his/her plant of their choice. Maybe you can even have both! Here are some ideas I found: http://pin.it/AH-jz-d http://pin.it/tn2HrAe

Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:16 PM in Class Pet
Depending on the age of the students, the class pet that you choose (or have chosen) can definitely vary. We have goldfish in our first grade classroom, but I do not recommend them as they require a lot of attention. However, one of the first grade teachers does have an iguana and a tank with a filter that the children absolutely love and no doubt your students will too!