Thursday, July 2, 2015

Make Your Masterpiece - Challenge # 3

This is has been another highly motivating project -- in fact, it's where I've been every spare moment this week!  (Having fun -- not vacuuming!)

I chose to finish, Text Detective, that I started last fall.  My students were good at putting capitals and periods in single sentences, but I continually found need to reinforce using them in a series of sentences.  So, I made 4 pages of practice, and I was delighted with the improvement I observed. Now, most were doing a great job paying attention to where sentences start and stop.

This summer, Text Detectives was on my list of projects to finish. It's was dragging, so this was the kick I needed!   I am pleased with the final outcome - 10 pages plus two writing pages.  I look forward to giving my first graders more practice with this skill. I know they will like the detective - look for clues - approach.  Makes it fun while learning!

I'd love you to check it out, and leave me some feedback. You can find it by clicking here:


As an extra bonus, we were required to find a partner to swap with for review, editing, and input. I was fortunate to share this with Emily from Third in Hollywood.  It was great to hear her thoughts and suggestions.  I enjoyed reviewing her product, Fraction Action, too.
Teachers love to help and support each other!


2 comments:

  1. Great job! I really enjoyed working with you, and am very excited to use this product of your in the fall with my students! It's an awesome product!

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    1. Emily, you are so sweet. Supporting each other on projects is such a great feeling. Loved our sharing! I know I will do it again.
      I look forward to meeting you next week!

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