We worked with the ar pattern and of course I dressed as a pirate and got some funny looks from the firsties. Surprisingly enough they came up with quite a few ar words. Then I thought let's get the iPads out and I could lead a directed drawing using the Draw and Tell app. Ok these are the cutest pirates you ever did see and then we app smashed with ChatterKid to use our best pirate voices while reading sentences we created.
Ms. Clutter and I are using SeeSaw app to collect work from the firsties to share. They can share with one another so we had to teach how to comment. Once we were pretty good we shared with our parents so they could see the amazing work we are creating on the iPad. Our next steps are to blog through SeeSaw and share with other 1st grade classes. So exciting to connect with others around the world and share our learning.