Who can build the longest paper chain? Students will be in groups and using the materials of glue, scissors, and one piece of construction paper they will create the longest paper chain they can. Groups will be competing against one another.
How to set up your classroom to support the Common Core Standards
Each week this teacher places a new quote on the hanging chalkboard and has the kids copy the quote down in a section of their binder. During "free time" the students refer to the quotes and practice their explanatory/connection making skills.