We survived the paint!

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I am slowly introducing related facts to the students. This is a concept that some students have a hard time grasping. It’s a strategy where you use an addition fact to help solve a subtraction fact. We will be working more on this tomorrow and next week.

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In small groups, we worked on using doubles addition facts to solve subtraction facts. The students found out that the sum becomes the beginning number for the subtraction problem.

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This writing activity was a fun one. The students got to decide what Mrs. Roberts should be for Halloween. I loved the creative ideas they came up with.

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I will be honest in saying I was pretty nervous today to break out the paint. With the full moon falling on Halloween week, the students have not been themselves. However, the students did such a fantastic job with following directions during this activity. I was very impressed. I gave them three colors of paint; blue, white, and black. They blended the colors to make different shades. We finished the painting part today and will move on to the last part tomorrow. I will post some finished products tomorrow. We made it all the way through without any spilled paint plates or water cups. Yes!

If you did not send a paint shirt with your child at the beginning of the year, please do so when you can. We will be painting again and I would like to avoid getting paint on clothes.

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