Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tacky the Penguin

I have to say it. I ROCK at reading aloud. I even sing off key obnoxiously when necessary. "How many toes does a fish have? How many wings on a cow? I wonder, yup I wonder."

I think I did too good a job because my students begged to read Tacky the Penguin again today and broke into the above song at various intervals throughout the day. Hee hee!
We made a bubble map describing Tacky. Then each student wrote about what they liked best about Tacky.


We made directed art penguins and then added tacky shirts and bow ties!
I can't wait to get them up on my bulletin board tomorrow!

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6 comments:

  1. I absolutly love this!! I am currently at a school where I am not allowed to teach "a penguin" unit....but I am might use this for teaching character traits! Love Tacky!!

    And I sing the songs off key too!! Without trying!!

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  2. This is so cute! Your site rocks! I stumbled on it yesterday. I do a whole penguin unit for a week in January and I love reading Tacky out loud. It always gets my kids laughing! Thanks for all your awesome ideas! I will have to use this one next year since we already did our penguin unit for this year.

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  3. Love this!! I do a month long penguin study! Thanks for the fabulous idea! LOVE TACKY!

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  4. Sooo cute! Do you have pattern for Tacky that you are willing share?

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  5. Donna,
    The Tacky pattern is from the TLC winter book. Google it and it will come up.

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  6. I just had to "pin" your Tacky penguins. They're adorable!
     Chrissy

    First Grade Found Me

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