Cause and Effect
Cause: Why it happened?
Effect: What happened?
Nicole opens the window to let in the air.
Effect: The wind swept away her plastic boats and cars.
Red is for Apples.
The example is showing a direct comparison to teach kids their colors.
Also, Rojo in Spanish means "red" for Spanish speaking students.
The Write Around
Give students a chance to silently appreciate one another while building writing fluency. Give them each several sentences starters on it, with space for writing after each one.
Pay attention to your surroundings.
Don't run off.
Look around you before taking off.
Take your time.