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!

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Survey Says
Hurricane by David Weisner
Pattern Necklaces
Cinco de Mayo Lookup
Favorite Olympic Athlete
The Medal Winners
Historical Perspective
Letter of Apology
Seasons
Spin the Dreidel
Base10 Blocks
Shapes and Angles
Sort the States of Matter
Dice Probability
Jacks
Irish Mobiles
The Color Mix-Up
Does Warm Water Rise Too?
The Heart of the Matter
Division with Models
Color Pastel Classmates
Fact and Opinion
Millennium Inventions
How Long Would It Take?
Oil Pastel Fruit
Corn on the Cob
String Art
To Float or Not To Float
Olympic Events from A to Z
Create a Collage
Time Capsule Diorama
Bean Bag Throw-and-Catch
Rebus Stories
Combinations
Student Editorial
Toothpick Sculptures
Take for Granted
Discover Pi
If I Were President...
Alphabetizing Mania!
Discover Music
What Happens to the Paper?
The Mayflower Voyage
Spinner Probability
Literature Response
Candy Heart Count
Scariest Jack-O-Lantern Contest
Sleepy Hollow
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
Round vs. Flat