Friday, January 29, 2016

Weekly Graphing Ideas - Letter R

1. Name a story or book that has a rabbit in it.
2. If you had a pet rabbit, what would you name it?

1. What would you buy if you were rich?
2. How much money does it take to make you rich?

1. If you owned a robot, what would you make him do?
2. What are some good things about robots? Some bad things?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Using Pinterest Pictures in the Classroom - Unknown Art

1. How many different colors do you see?
2. What do you think this is a picture of?
3. Why do you think you can't see it clearly?
4. How would you fix this picture so you can see what it is?
5. If you could make your own picture like this one, what would you use? How would you do it?

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Benefits of Music Education

With so much emphasis being placed on math, science, and social studies, I felt it right to remind everyone of the benefits of music education.

Click the link here to this article on that explains it so succinctly. 

Friday, January 22, 2016

Weekly Graphing Idea - Letter Q

1. What would you do if your mother was a queen?
2. What is the best thing about being a queen?

1. If someone gave you a quarter, what would you do with it?
2. How many quarters do you think will fit on a teaspoon?

1. Quilts are used like blankets to keep us warm. What else could you use a quilt for?
2. Quilts use designs or pictures. This one is made of old T-shirts. Think of something different you could put on a quilt.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Weekly Graphing Idea - Letter P

1. What kind of pickle is your favorite? Sweet or dill?
2. Where can you find pickles?

1. What kind of meat do we get from a pig?
2. Some people keep pigs for pets. If you could have one as a pet, what would you do with it?

1. Who has a pocket?
2. How many pockets do you have?
3. What can you put in a pocket?

Friday, January 8, 2016

Weekly Graphing Idea - Letter O

1. Name an owl you've either read about, or seen on television.
2. Tell me what you know about owls.

1. Tell me what you know about the octopus.
2. Would you like to have an octopus as a pet? Why or why not?

1. Other than the fruit, name something that is orange.
2. Name something in the classroom that is orange.

Monday, January 4, 2016

The Happy New Year Song

The Happy New Year Song
(Tune: "Happy Birthday")

Happy New Year to You!
Happy New Year to You!
Happy New Year,
Happy New Year,
It's two-oh-sixteen!

(Hint: to use this every year, just change the last line!)

Friday, January 1, 2016