As I look over the pictures I’ve taken the last 8 days, as well as think about what we’ve been doing during our first days, I’ve found some things that don’t really fit into their own blog post, but are all connected because they’re all about the friends in Rm. 202. Hope you’ll stay to check out the first grade menagerie I have to share. 🙂
First Grade Victory Dances!
If you’ve been here since the beginning of our first grade journey, you’ll remembering reading the welcome post I put up for my new friends. Well, I got two fabulous videos from two very brave first graders that I keep forgetting to share. So forget now I no more!
Who’s That Smiley 1st Grader?
I had a picture posted on our welcome screen for a couple of days, with a question of who they thought the smiling face might be. Strangely (at least I thought!), not many figured out that it was me. None of them thought it looked like me. Well, I guess when you add 30 years and change the hair it messes people up. LOL
Day 2 Plusses/Deltas Reflection
We don’t have the opportunity to sit down to “officially” reflect (although we almost always talk about how things went), but this was a fun one to talk about. After we worked super hard on our 2nd day together, we sat down to practice more with “plusses and deltas” and we were SO EXCITED to see the things we were able to write down. We also talked about how easily we could work the next day to solve the struggles we had on Day 2. To be able to see brand new first graders doing such fabulous things so early in the year together was so commendable. Way to go, Rm. 202 friends!
Grit and Growth Mindset AT RECESS!!
The other day at recess, Cal came running to me to show me something he can do now that he couldn’t do before. He told me he’s been working for a really long time and now he can do it! Way to keep trying, friend!
Ok…there are other things I could add, but really–what could follow that awesome video? 🙂