Unity 4th Grade: 5 hours
Monday morning after the kids got back from having a week off for Spring Break could have been rough time in Science class. But not today! Mrs. S planned a fun lesson to get them going and it was fun! They got 20 toothpicks, 10 gumdrops and 1 plate and was told to build a structure using all of the materials to hold up books. They were told if they wanted clues to help they could ask or they could try to figure it out on their own. The clues were "triangles are stronger than squares" .... I took pictures today because the kids were having so much fun, when I left the record was 16 books but she had more science classes in the afternoon.
Thursday was a much quieter day than Monday. They were testing so I made a couple of visual aid posters to help them in writing class. One was about Sequence of Events, and the other was about how to write a summary. She asked me to make them eye catching and colorful.