I saw this wonderful linky from Jennifer at Rowdy in First Grade. All you have to do is talk about 2 "good" things that are going on in your life. (One at home and one at school.) I love this linky because I think it is too easy to forget about the wonderful things that are going on, and only focus on the bad. Especially with the bombings in Boston, the explosion in West, and the floods in the Midwest these last couple of weeks.
Something good from school:
All year long my students have been fighting me every time we write. For example, we would brainstorm ideas to write about as a class and students would still say they had nothing to write about. I was pulling out my hair...Oi! Finally my co-worker and I found these adorable squiggle stories. (I talked about them in an earlier post here.) My students LOVED them! A couple of days ago, I actually was able to get all my students working on their writing. Picking topics that they wanted to write about. Huge success! I was so excited. Now I just need to figure out how to replicate it. (Hahaha)
Something good from home:I just put my check for my trip to Europe in the mail today. I just a couple of weeks I will be going to this lovely city, Vienna.
I also only have 55 days of school left. That, in itself, is something to celebrate.
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