The second week of school is over... I made it... We had a tropical storm last week (Monday was a "hurricane day" so no school - then Labor Day yesterday). Nothing like cramming in work unexpectedly...
I wanted to share some of the new things I've rolled out for this school year!
1) Mountain Math - If you haven't seen it, it is a great review of pretty much every math concept. And it's for grades K-8! The down side is it's not technically aligned with Common Core, but it's still good review nonetheless.
2) Weekly Work - for when the kids finish early... I made a worksheet of activities I'd like them to do. I have these GREAT Reading Comprehension cards for grades 3-5. They are leveled progressively. So based on their last year's test scores, I will begin each student on a different card so as to avoid any of the "I can't find the card I need," whining. The kids will have until Friday to read 5 cards and record their 5 answers on the worksheet.
Next, I have a place for them to read an Accelerated Reader picture book and take a quiz.
Then, they make up four math problems and solve them (six digit addition and subtraction, multiplication, division).
Finally, I have a space for Boggle words :)
*Phew!* I've got them busy busy busy all day! ;)
What did you try new this year?