Capturing Kids' Hearts
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If you walk into our classroom now, you'll see a bag hanging by our door. This bag contains everything our class carries to school that we consider problems or bad things in our lives. The things that distract us, sadden us, or make us angry. (continues in comment)
(This has been popular on my ELA board, but doesn't it fit nicely with CKH as well?!) I’m trying to train my kids to use their heart maps when they need writing inspiration, so I keep my heart map by my easel and refer to it during every minilesson prior to writing. I like to pretend…VERY dramatically…that I have NOTHING to write about. The kids are quick to remind me that I can use my heart map for inspiration! They’re all, “DUH, Mrs. Carroll!!!” HA!
What is a Course? What is a Course? ( Think 'Explore' under EXCEL) "By the end of the year students should be able to.... and grasp that... Given my goals, the following activities need to build insight and incentive... If I have been successful, students will be able to transfer their learning to... and avoid such common misconceptions and habits as..."