Educational videos


Saturday, June 23, 2018

Coding Fun in the Primary Grades

Coding Fun!
Our bot is on her second adventure. She is at the ice skating rink with friends.
Our bot is Oriana.
Video of Oriana skating

Oriana's friends at the ice skating rink
Oriana's First Video
 More adventures to come!

Monday, June 11, 2018

Concept Development - Understanding how things are related

Concept Development - Understanding how things are related assists students in building comprehensions  skills needed to understand what they are reading.
The relationship between seeds and plants
The relationship between eggs and birds
The relationship between cows and milk
Student example of a relationship
outside                                         inside

Printable Templates for inside are below.  Students then create the outside.

More examples can be viewed on the video

Sunday, June 3, 2018

This or These?

We began the lesson by sorting stickers as singular things or plural things.
The word, this, is an adjective that describes a specific person, place or thing that is near.  The word, these, is the plural of this.  It is an adjective that describes specific people, places or things that are near.


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The letters tch make the /ch/ sound. Following a short vowel, the ch sound is usually spelled tch - Read the story of Mitch, the Dogcatcher, and Patch
Story Questions

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Meet the Consonant Digraphs - th, sh and ch!

Consonant digraphs are two letters that join together to form one speech sound, not a blend.  To complicate things more, digraph ch has 3 different sounds: (1) /ch/ heard in cheese, (2) /sh/ heard in chef and (3) /k/ heard in chorus.  Below are links to the video and to the powerpoint to teach the consonant digraphs.
Meet the consonant digraph team.
Once Again.......
It's Magic
Sorting Board and Pictures Practice
Video to Show Students
Great Powerpoint

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

First Grade Student Timeline

First Grade Student Timeline - Great Activity for Open House and a great keepsake for parents! A nice addition would be to place the student's current school picture above the seven.
A second student example
Templates for Timeline  -  Students can use all templates or some and add their own drawings