Notes on Chapter 5 versus a journal
Transmission is teacher based. Only the teacher and writer know what the story was about.
Transactional is more student based. We gave positive feedback through questions that someone
could revise in their pap
Journal Article #3
Today in class we read the book called the Snow Day.
Journal Article #4
In class today three people read their personal narrative. One was about animals, another
was about working well with others and the last one was abo
Journal Article #1
Today we had our first class. We had to change rooms a lot but once we got settled in I
thought the class went well. I heard a lot of good things about this class before we even started.
Pervious students who have taken this class told
Journal Article #7
This morning my alarm went off like it does every Friday morning. Even though I was
still tired, I got up out of bed and took a shower. After the shower I felt really sick. My stomach
hurt and I felt just awful. I didnt want to miss cla
Journal Article #11
We did a lot of descriptive writing today in class. We did four different activities this
semester that dealt with descriptive writing. One was when we described the fictional character.
Another one was when we read the patrol book. Fo
Journal Article #9
We started off class today learning about poetry. Poetry is such a great thing to listen,
read, and write too. I believe that students of all ages should learn and be able to write about
poetry. We learned about all different types of p
Grade Level: Fifth
Objective: The student should be able to write a cinquain. They need to use descriptive words.
Every time you move to the next line you add a word.
Materials: Pencil and paper
1.4. Types of Writing:
1.4.5. Grade 5 A: Write
I believe that people are good at many different things. Personally I feel that my best
quality is how good I am when it comes to dealing with children at an early age. I had a
kindergarten teacher who made me want to teach children eve
Technology Empowers Reading and Writing of Young Children
This article is about how Jean Casey reminds us that computer technology has many
benefits for children with learning disabilities. Casey provides examples of computer use with
Reflection on the mini projects:
Mini lesson 1: I think the pre-write stage was really important for this lesson because the whole
lesson was based on what they did in the pre-write stage. The student was really into describing
some made up character. The
The topic for this unit is farms and is consisted of lessons, activities and projects
that relate to our unit of Down on the farm. This unit was designed for a first grade class
that ideally had twenty students. The students would be sitting
Introduction to the Planets (90 min)
List the eight planets in our solar system in their order from the sun
Create an illustration of the planets in our solar system including their orbit around the
Compare and contrast the sizes a
How Much Does it Weigh? (60 min)
Estimate the weight of their book bag
Determine what instrument is used to measure weight
Measure the weight of their book bag
Make a prediction
Find the weight of their book bag on the planets, the sun, a
Phases of the Moon (45 min)
Identify the orbit of the moon
Explain that the moon is visible to us as a result of reflecting light from the sun
Describe why the moons appearance changes throughout the month
Visually identify the five m
Planet Research (90 min)
Research a topic through use of the library and a computer
Identify ten important facts about their research topic
Create a fact cluster about their research topic
Reading, Writing, Listening, and Spe
Week Two: Day One:
Students will be able to apply basic map skills to drawing a map.
Students will be able to create a map of a farm using a variety of symbols.
7.1.3 A: Characteristics and purposes of different ge
This is a 4th grade unit on the planets. The purpose of this unit is to teach students about the
planets in our solar system and their different characteristics. Most of the activities in this unit
can be used for a class of any size. Howeve
Week Three: Day One
Animal Products and Word Activity Bulletin Board
Students will be able to identify which products come from each farm animal.
Students will be able to define how each animal is beneficial to the farms productivity.
Classroom discipline is an important part of classroom management.
WHAT IS DISCIPLINE?
Discipline is the training that leads to the development of self-control and internal conscience
that acknowledges appropriate behavior.
1a. if the children think the task is worth doing.
1b. if the children feel successful in completing the assignment
1c. Extremist and internist reward: They can do whatever you want them to do. Tell them why
2. It is the provisions and proce
December 6, 2012
Objective: Students will be able to identify which states belong to the Union and which states
belong to the Confederacy.
Anticipatory set: A group discussion on what we covered yesterday and also discussing which
What is a Theory?
Students will recognize the difference between a fact and a theory.
S3.A.1.1.1: Distinguish between fact and opinion.
S3.A.2.1.1: Generate questions about objects, organisms, or events that can be
Classroom Discipline: Happens when classroom management breaks down
What is it?
Discipline: Is the training that leads to the development of self control and internal
conscience that acknowledges appropriate behavior
Most problems are c