Friday, October 11, 2013

Happy Columbus Day!

A blast from the past in more than one sense.  Here are last year's Kangaroos retelling the story of Christopher Columbus.

Columbus Day from tkaegi@op97.org on Vimeo.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Book Fair Excitement

The kids asked me to put this up.  I made it for a grad class assignment and showed it to them in preparation for the book fair.
Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween from tkaegi@op97.org on Vimeo.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Chawwwwwlie

How we got there (click here if you're on a tablet or phone):

The final product:

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory from tkaegi@op97.org on Vimeo.

And just in case you're keeping a Common Core tally at home:
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understaning of their central message or lesson.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1 Particpate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and large groups.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.2 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.