I could not wait to share my engagement with some of the most important little people in my life. Every Monday morning, we read our over the weekend journal. So I hide my own journal among them. I surprised them and took it out and said whose is this? And one of my readers said "Miss Dunmore!" Then I read it to them. Then we read Lilly's Big Day.
In Reading Street, they introduced adjectives right around Halloween. Writing about monsters is a great way to use adjectives because there are so many ways to describe them. We described the different monsters. These monsters were perfect for coming up with a variety of adjectives to describe the monsters. You can buy these monsters at Educlips TPT Store Adjectives Don't Scare Miss Dunmore's Class! We created monsters using Astrobright. I have different shapes for them to tr
This was a great way to organize and show students what different nouns can be. Each student got a picture and had to tell me if their picture was a person, place or thing. This is a great way to explicit and concretely teach nouns to not only ELL students but all students. I have every anchor chart we make laminated and I hole punch them and hand them on 3m hooks so we can use it throughout the school year.