Wednesday, March 13, 2013

I know i've got it when....

I use my classroom chalkboard in my classroom for a plethora of things:

Journal Questions
Random Fact of the Day
Daily Agenda
Daily SOL
Exit Slips
Dead Words

I am thinking about changing up my board for next year. 

I am thinking about taking away my "dead words" and adding this section:
"I know I've got it when..." 

The way I see it working is if the agenda says:
TSW: Identify foreshadowing in Roald Dahl's "The Landlady"

The I Know I've Got it When section could say:
I can recognize at least 80% (or five instances) of foreshadowing in short stories on my own

Let me try another example

If the agenda says:
TSW: Identify and utilize figurative language

The I Know I've Got it When section could say:
I can define and give examples of:

I figured this might be nice for kids to see

It would also be nice to try to write it in more kid friendly language

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