Observing Mystery Seeds
This week we planted our mystery seeds and observed what was growing in our cups. We used magnifying glasses to look closely to record what we notice in our notebooks. Together we learned how to date our notebook entries and label our observations. Students began generating a list of evidence:
Every day we practice printing lowercase letters. We talk about the sky line, plane line, grass line, and worm line to guide our printing. Providing multiple opportunities to practice letter formation will help students to quickly retrieve the size, shape, formation of each letter.
Ask your first grader to tell you about our multi sensory word study approach.
The first unit in Fundations focussed on: