Can I just say how much I love Edmodo? I used it some last year with my 6th graders, and just introduced it to my 4th graders! One of their first comments was “Mrs. C. we get to use Facebook?” LOL! This tool, if you haven’t used it already, is so easy to set up with a class, and fanastically simple to use!
I recently started a morning warm-up program called our daily Comprehension Krill. Since we are the Cove, stickin’ with the ocean theme again! So, each day the kids are sent to a short reading comprehension article or story with some multiple choice questions that focus on a particular comprehension skill. (Found a great site through NC State for this here) According to our 1st quarterly assessment results my kids could use an ocean-load of work on understanding supporting details!
Edmodo to the rescue! I send them the link to the day’s passage using their link tool and they return their answers to me in a short “note”. It is simple to grade and so organized, I can whip through their responses in no time, and we can go over commonly missed questions right away! And they love the fact that it looks like Facebook! Very cool!
Daily Comprehension Krill!