Reflection: Joy What Can You Make From a Little CLoud? - Section 1: Hook


I want to make sure that my students get the most from their kindergarten experience, and sometimes they just have to experience some fun.  When the lesson starts with a fun activity, like laying on the playground looking at the clouds, I think the students come in ready to check out the rest of the lesson--what else will we do today? The atmosphere in my classroom is not just one of a learning place, but of a place of exploration.  I want to help my students build memories that they can carry with them for a lifetime.  

  Sometimes it is just fun!
  Joy: Sometimes it is just fun!
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What Can You Make From a Little CLoud?

Unit 4: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT write about a favorite cloud shape and then paint a cloud that is similar. Student Objective: I can write about a cloud and why it is my favorite shape. I can paint a cloud picture.

Big Idea: Students can form opinions and use them to write a story, even about a Little Cloud.

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