Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Monday, February 28, 2011

Time for Dr. Seuss-Read Across America Day

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Today we had a great time practicing a choral reading that we will read over the intercom for Read Across America Day on March. I divided the kids into five groups and each group has a four line stanza. After getting them into groups I asked them to circle three words in their stanza that they wanted to put emphasis on. It was an interesting discussion as I walked about the classroom. Some groups picked their words quickly others took a while to decide. I was really pleased to hear them read chorally and out loud with great expression. Just shows you can't underestimate first graders. Tomorrow I'll provide you the link to the poem written by a fellow NEA member.