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Teaching about the solar system is always fun and this project involves the family in the learning as well. My favourite part of this is the variety of ways that children have available to share their learning and understanding.
I have created several measurement activities and anchor charts that feature both metric and imperial measurement. Here is one of my favourites. It features the popular I Have, Who Has game. To see some of my other measurement activities, click here.
If you want to do an inquiry project that culminates in a 3-D community, this one is for you. It is definitely one of my all time favourites. The kids learn so much about communities and how they are developed. The celebration day is very special.
This is a unit that teaches about money and how to earn it, save it, and give it. I created this with my class and it was awesome to see how they develop better money sense as a result. I have also created several money products that use Canadian and American currency. Check them out here.
If you are looking for a fun way to decorate your classroom with materials that will be useful throughout the year, check out my rainbow themed back to school kit. It has everything you need to get the year started out right.
I love working with small groups and helping them to better understand and appreciate books. I have created many guided reading study outlines for books that are for beginning readers as well as advanced readers. Here is a sample of one of the book studies that I created.
I wish you a very happy and rewarding year.