Then, we transitioned into our normal writer’s workshop. This Monday is our school-wide showcase and are personal narratives are very much still in the editing phase! We can do it, we can do it, we can do it.
that included age-progression photos (using Old Fart Booth). Like Kim at The VeryBusy First Graders, I took the kids photos without telling them the reason. Then, this morning, I showed them my photo and my cooperate teacher’s photo – they DIED! With my most serious face, I handed out the photos forbaying our friends from touching them. On the count of 3, they turned them over. It was hysterical. They were laughing and screaming and comparing photos. It was wonderful and something I will definitely do again. Plus, we got some hilarious writings out of our friends. Some of the kids named their future children, some are working at Hobby Lobby, and some are going fishing.
teacher gets all the credit and glory…because the chains were awesome). Each group received 20 strips of paper and very little
instruction. It was up to each group to come up with a plan to connect the chains. Teamwork at its finest. We took pictures of each group before linking all 100 chains. This afternoon, my CT and I draped the 100-link chain from the ceiling. It spans the entire length
of the classroom and looks great! I cannot wait for our friends to see it tomorrow.
UPDATE – I just experience my first 100th Day flying solo in my own classroom and it was amazing! We used an 8-center reading/math rotation that my 1st grade friends love. Click here or the photo below to read about our awesome day and snag the math centers here!