Have children create a bracelet using a green bead for the beginning, a red bead for the ending and 3 or more other beads for the middle. As children retell a story have them slide a bead from left to right for the beginning and then another bead for each story component. With younger children I would use three detail (middle beads) however, you may wish to increase the number with older students.
4 Kids Yoga Techniques that Develop Self- Regulation - Self-regulation is a critical competency that underlies executive function in two major ways: social-emotional and cognitive. It is crucial that children learn basic self-regulation in early childhood because research indicates that children who cannot control their emotions at age four are unlikely to be able to follow the teachers’ directions at age six, and will not become reflective learners in middle and high school.
Are you using book clubs in your classroom? Your students will love the choice and autonomy of book clubs. You will LOVE the self-direction, motivation, and authentic reading, writing, and responding to literature happening daily in your classroom! $ #wildaboutfifthgrade
#Infographic with physical, social, cognitive, and emotional norms for #fifthgrade. Very helpful! Usually the oldest student group of the elementary campus, fifth graders keep the adults in the room on their toes. From serious to silly to surly in a matter of minutes, fifth grade can be a time of great physical and emotional flux.