Here I am with the 4th graders:
|Nothing like a true action shot at 8:30 in the morning!|
I remembered to take photos of the buffet AND the kids with the 5th graders.
And here is the tweet with our jumping sequence:
— Ms.Rattner (@C_ESLibrary) June 18, 2015
Today was Thursday and every Thursday since early Fall I've been working with 4th grade in ELA. It has been an awesome experience. We went from looking up the word GENRE in the dictionary to learning about music genres and literary genres to comparing and contrasting many different Cinderella stories (who knew there were so many out there?!) to finishing up with story elements, including theme and character traits. It was a blast and it really felt good to co-teach with Ms. Malone, the ELA teacher, all year long. Since we called it "Detective" training, I wore pink every Thursday, and would play the Pink Panther theme as they entered the library. I kept a pair of pink flip flops in the back room and pulled them out even on the coldest days. Fun. So today was our "graduation" from Detective Training. Ms. Malone made up diploma certificates; I created a review Jeopardy game and we had a great last day. It was really a lot of fun to hand out the diplomas while "Pomp and Circumstance" was blaring. Here are the pictures of the day:
|The Detectives from Ms. Malone's class|
|The Detectives in Mr. Charlebois's class (note the Jeopardy game in the background!)|
|The graduates from Mrs. Hirschoff's class|
Tomorrow will be another exciting day with a visit from the Castleton Public Library Youth Services librarian with Mrs. Kosinski's class and then chaperoning the 7th grade trip to Rochester to meet Salva Dut and to Walk for Sudan.
Oh, and did you know?! Of course, you did but just in case you forgot, one week from today EST I will be way on my way to San Francisco!!!!