Active learning at every level!
PreK: Learning language of instruction is important for pre-readers. This week's comic has lots of opportunities to work with positional vocabulary like in, out, through, above, and behind. Show students the nine panel version of the comic and ask them to identify the following:
Grades 1 and 2: Not only pre-readers benefit from connecting motion to learning! Bigger kids reap the benefits too. Challenge your students to come up with a motion or gesture to match each sound effect. Project the comic for classroom choral reading or share the comic version in your remote classroom. Then, as the reading progresses, have students add their motions at the appropriate time. Not only does it reinforce comprehension, but it is a great way to focus and recharge young learners!
Meet Beth and Curtis!
Presidential Award-Winning teacher and hula hoop fanatic, Beth loves bringing real world science to kids! Beth is fascinated by engineering challenges, technology, and outdoor learning spaces. After 25 years teaching kindergarten, she’s excited to share her passion and experience on-line with classrooms from around the world!