Are you a big fan of wordless picture books? What about upping the ante to wordless animated shorts?! I was inspired by the adorable “Hola Llamigo” video that Sarah at Speech is Beautiful shared a link to a few weeks ago and used it with several students. It was a novel, fun way to work on story re-telling, sequencing, vocabulary and inferencing so I started looking for more. Here’s a list of a few along with a quick description (for [Continue Reading]
Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.