Who's down for a #foodfriday?
We were all about it in room 118.
In fact, we had been reading a poem about pancakes all week long in preparation!
I stumbled upon this book again recently (oldie, but goodie).
After rereading it, I knew I had to use it to review making inferences.
If you haven't read this book, it is a wordless picture book.
Beyond perfect for using those text clues + schema to make inferences!
As I read, I had 4 spots throughout the book where my firsties stopped to record their inferences.
Once we finished reading, we went back a second time to share our inferences as we read.
It was also fun to have them help me come up with words to the book!
So...who reads a book about making pancakes without actually making them?!?!
Psshhh NOT this teacher.
We broke out the pancake mix, syrup and griddle and went to cooking!
They admired my cooking for a few minutes and then I sent them off to work on yet, another, pancake project while I resumed cooking 30 pancakes!
Searching for words was their task.
This past nine weeks we taught silent e and bossy r words.
They had to find one word for each pattern.
Once they found all 10 words, they make a short stack of pancakes with their words.
And to top it all off, we ate these heavenly puppies right up!