Monday, March 30, 2015

Helen Keller & the Big Storm

I'm on spring break right now. :D  So I thought I'd take a minute and write about my classroom. We read the story Helen Keller in our Reading Street basal. I loved a the story! Afterwards, I checked out her autobiography, The Story of My Life, from my library. Amazing life. Made me feel kind of whiny. What do I have to complain about?

Our skill that week was fact and opinion. Not as easy as I thought. I don't remember teaching that in first.. I'm still not sure some of them get it, but I tried. We did this fact and opinion sort out in the hall. I got one of my girls to draw a giant Helen Keller for me. Didn't she do a fabulous job? All by herself.  The pictures are dark because the lights had already been turned off.


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