I had never thought of actually giving specific instructions to the Quiz Writer during stories but this morning I got this excellent little set of instructions from Ben Lev (CA) which do exactly that. Thanks Ben. These are going to
Jane Little just showed me a great idea from Annick Chen which many in the group may already do but had never crossed my mind in its simplicity, if you have a document camera.
Your artist(s) can just take a piece
I have two new jobs added to the jobs list:
1. the Reader Leader. This is the kid who leads the class in the choral reading of texts. She reads slowly and loudly and literally brings the class along with her.
Today as we start to roll with Circling with Balls, I really got into chanting. It just felt right because the energy in the school on the fifth day of students dipped a bit as one might expect after the