December 8-19, 2014
Announcements and Coming Up
January 5, 2014 will be Day 6.
A Glance into 3G
More specifically, the used wood, aluminum, and string to determine which material sound passed more easily though. The most popular prediction: string/The result: wood.
"The book didn't tell the answer"... is sometimes the truth!
As we read more complex texts as 2nd trimester third graders, the above statement is becoming more and more true. Authors do not explicitly state all of the information readers need to have clear comprehension. Students need to combine their schema with the text clues to form new ideas about characters, plot, etc.
This week, we practiced inferring with pictures and then moved to books with The Wretched Stone, by Chris Van Allsburg