Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Bring Your Own Tale

  1. For this center, have students retell a tale from their ancestry. You may want to tell your students to converse with their parents about a Family Tale that they can share with the class or in center groups.
  2. They should write down the tale, give it a title, and draw pictures for it.
  3. When all of the student are finsihed, have a class tale-telling party!

More Center Focus Ideas

Seasons
Money Del Mundo
Make Your Own Collage
Famous Places Wall
Pumpkin Puffs
Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!
Magnet Fishing
Columbus Portraits
The Mayflower Compact
European vs. Taino
Mini-Parade
The Heart of the Matter
Observe An Inchworm
Beast Feast
Monster Math
Twelves
Bring Your Own Tale
What Do You Picture
Put the Story in Order
Thanksgiving Quilt
Presidential Fractions
Picture Poems
Scattergories
A Family Quilt
Early Division
Egg Weight
Food For Thought
Discovering the Area of Triangles
Junk Ship
What Weighs More?
Mold Observation
Hand Sculpture
Fact and Opinion
Scariest Jack-O-Lantern Contest
The Medal Winners
What is the Moral?
Anthropomorphism
Spring Into Science
Crossword Trivia
Potato Latkes
Sort the States of Matter
Speech Writing
Sleepy Hollow
Letter of Apology
Personal vs. Country Pride
Who Is That?
Moldy Pumpkins
Halloween Word Search
Patron Saint of Lovers
Color Pastel Classmates