Making Thinking Visible: Chalk Talk & Freebie!

Making Thinking Visible! Rules for Chalk Talk, a great way to bring inquiry and accountability into the classroom!

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: Zipping to the Zoo

We read the book Zoo by Gail Gibbons then we made a tree map to show the people, places, and things (nouns) we would find at the zoo.

How Heat Changes Things

How Heat Changes Things (Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog)

Kindergarten. TEK (8)(A). Before students get to actually record and collect data, we will go over the necessary steps with an anchor chart. This way, students will be able to see what all goes into the process before getting thrown into it. I will circulate this discussion over real object and pictorial graphs due to the grade level.

Real Object and Pictorial Graphs (Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog)

Here are a few more things we did with graphs this week. We used balls (my p. teacher bagged up a bunch of different ones for me) to create a real object graph. Then we moved the real objects to a p

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog; fall bulletin board with math

We have been using books about leaves to retell, make inferences, and count up. We read When the Wind Blew In. It is perfect for making infe.

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: The Pigeon Needs a Bath Instructions and Writing Freebie

I am so excited about the latest pigeon book; The Pigeon Needs a Bath! who doesn't LOVE the pigeon?

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: Writing to Explain With the Easter Bunny's Assistant

The Easter Bunny's Assistant by Jan Thomas - The Easter Bunny and his special assistant demonstrate how to make Easter eggs.