Paper Towel Quilts - Teach Math!
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What success looks like in my teaching
This video lays out a framework for assessing the learning that happens in a moving classroom while children make math and dance at the same time. For more i...
First Grade Line Paintings
In art class, we studied different types of lines. First graders created a drawing of lines like zigzag, wavy, curved and diagonal. Students also learned the difference between vertical and horizontal lines. They traced over their drawing with black crayon. Finally,they finished their artwork by painting in the spaces with watercolor paints.
The Elementary Art Room!
First graders just read a book in Art class called Germs Make Me Sick by Melvin Berger. Together, we thought of many ways we can all stay healthy. Students made a fold painting for the body of their germ and added cut paper body parts!