So... our fabulous state test, the STAAR test, doesn't it just sound glamorous. Lol! I got an idea from Lindsay at My Life as a Fifth Grade Teacher. My students have talked with me about struggling with inferencing and drawing conclusions, so I decided to have a fun reteach/review activity on this lovely Friday.
I had the 2 other teachers in my pod bring in bags with items that would help describe them. So.. the students had three bags filled with items and their jobs was to travel as a group to each bag and make inferences about the person that the bag belonged to. I didn't even give them any clues at to who had given the bags to me... I must admit that I was trying to
They thought that this activity was awesome... When they left my class, the math teacher said she had to spend the first 5 minutes talking about her bag. Cha-ching!! Success!!
I have to idea how to attach documents, but here is a picture of the sheet they turned in for a grade. Let me know if you would like me to email you a copy! :) - Thanks to Amber from Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher I have now uploaded the document to google.... so download away!! :)
Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend and I am ready to watch my Baylor Bears tear it up in some basketball tonight and this weekend.... Sic' Em Bears!! :)