Friday, October 21, 2011

Spiders!

Wow! What a week! It went by so slow, until today. Today CRUISED by!

Today during Math Stations, we made spiders. They took way longer than I expected so it was mass chaos. Not gonna lie. I cannot claim this idea...it came from my new teaching bestie, who "lives" next door. She is awesome, to say the least.

We start with a big, black oval (or circle). The kids write their name on the back. Then, they come up with 8 equations that equal 8! They had so much fun doing this...



And the best part is that it is self-leveling!






When we have them all put together, they make a face on the front. Some are SCAAARY faces and some are CUTE faces! They will look so cute in the hallway for conferences!





Hope you had a great week! I'll be linking up here, at Clutter-Free Classroom's Weekly "A Peek in My Planbook" Linky Party!  :)

Marcy

6 comments:

  1. This would be a great addition to my spider unit. Thanks for sharing! I found your blog through the linky party at CFC!

    Teachin' First

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  2. What a great idea for this time of year. We are learning about addition strategies now, so this would be a great addition to our math unit!

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  3. I just gave you the Blogs on Fire Award. Thanks for inspiring me. Please share 7 things about yourself and pass the award on.

    Kimberly
    1st in Maine

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  4. Just stopping by to peek into your planbook. Love this! Come by and peek into my planbook.

    Happy Weekend!
    Rebecca at
    The Teacher's Chatterbox

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  5. Oh.my.perfectness! I'm totally using this today! Thank you!! :)

    http://ingles360.blogspot.com/2011/10/treat-or-treat-everybody-gets-it.html

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