Monday, May 27, 2013

Interactive Writing- Africa Animals, Parts of a Flower, Ocean Animals

Learning about animals that live in Africa!
We shared the pen and students practiced stretching words slowly.
While one student is at the board adding to our
class anchor chart 6 other students have
individual marker boards are are writing the same thing.

After we completed our class anchor chart
the students went bak to their tables
and created their own Africa Animals Chart!
Labeling the Parts of Flowers

After we completed our class anchor chart the students
went back to their tables
and worked on their own flower!

Ocean Animals
Last month our school wide writing focus was Non-fiction!
Kindergarten's science focus was living verses non-living!
AND we were planning a field trip to the Denver Aquarium!
I absolutely L-O-V-E it when things align so perfectly! =)
We again incorporated interactive writing for our ocean animals. I unfortunately don't have a picture of our class anchor chart this time... We completed the activity the same as other interactive writing whole group writing. I SHARE the marker with my students!
1. One student is writing on our class anchor chart.
2. 6 other students are writing the SAME THING
on their individual marker boards.
3. The entire class is practicing stretching the word slowly
and identify ALL sounds they hear in each word.
4. Then we SWITCH! 6 new students get the individual marker boards.
***My goal for next year is to have a marker board for EVERY student to use all at the same time!
After completing the activity in whole group students
went back to their desks and completed their own
Ocean Animal chart!
How do you use interactive writing in your classroom?!
Leave me a comment and share your ideas! =)

1 comment:

  1. I found you through Farley's Linky!! Love the pictures of your kiddos' work! Teaching the little ones are SO much fun!

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