Students sorted their long list of values into similarly themed groups and then labelled each group with one overarching value. For now, we are considering this short list their core values. We will use these to generate a list of classroom values.
We talked about classroom routines including "Daily 5" where on any given day, students will spend time working on one of the following activities:
We played a game the required students to ask insightful questions, synthesize the information they received, and make educated guesses based on that information. Please ask your kids about it.
Students were given a schedule to copy down that they will use tomorrow and use regularly on Fridays.