Make these simple sensory bottles as a hands-on manipulative to talk about the weather. Great for circle time! I would use this in a kindergarten class. put the children in 5 groups and let them tell class mates what they think about their bottle.
(via Team Vs First Grade Fun: Im Done Cups) Students pick a stick from the Im Done cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.
Self-Assessment Strategy- students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.