A+ Lessons and Ideas
Following Directions: Teachers reads step by step directions of what to draw in a picture. Students must focus and listen closely to the verbal directions and comprehend. After drawing the picture, students write about the picture. Your class will love to compare their picture and story to their classmates. Perfect for portfolio assessment, conferences, sub plans, inside recess, Drop Everything and Draw, and more! $
FREE-Read and Follow Directions + inside recess: Is is ANOTHER day of inside recess? Ahead of time, copy these cards on colorful cardstock, punch a hole, and put them on a ring. Divide your class into 5 groups and give each group a ring of cards. Each group will complete the tasks on the cards. Rotate sets of cards until each group has done all of the cards - time permitting.
Measurement Center: Jack and the Beanstalk theme - great way to integrate plant, fairy tale, measurement units. Differentiated - pictures include ones with lines showing students where to measure and pictures without lines. Students practice measuring to the nearest quarter inch. $