These words that describe a Delta Kappa Gamma Sister also can be used to group READ 180 students. Write the following adjectives on individual helium balloons: Learner, Inspirer, Results Oriented, Thinker, Adaptable, Motivator, Goal Setter. When students walk into the classroom, have them sit at the tables that hold the balloon that best describes them, in their opinion.
Well, I'm here to tell you that dreams can come true! Guess who came to Cy Creek on February 20th to meet me? Another hint…He has been intrigued on how I am encouraging my district of 114,000 students and over 14,000 staff to become "Freds". He even nicknamed me Fredette! Yes, you are correct in your answer… it was Mark Sanborn from Denver, Colorado, author of The Fred Factor!!
Have you ever been asked this question, “Why haven’t you completed the application?” It won’t take you long! What are you waiting for? Start now. Nominate a student, colleague, or yourself for the 180 Awards! It is a great way to show your appreciation and fondness for the daily hard work you see.
Think about a world of giving back, being thoughtful, and acknowledging the fantastic people around you. Let's make 2017 a year where we teach our READ 180 students to be superheroes to the people they encounter. Here are two great books to use in accomplishing your mission.
The following "Onion" activity is for Universal ReaL Book Workshop #4 for middle school students.
Using the "onion" to get students building background knowledge, talking to one another and building their fluency in Workshop #4. This activity can be referred to all week in Whole Group and Wrap-Up.
Stage C READ 180 Educator | HOUSTON, TX