When asked what they liked about this activity, their responses were genuine and spontaneous.
Bastien - Helping my friends doing the things I need to do
Reise - When we measured Jack
Zaffron - When the pants were big and fat
Sydney - When we measured the shirt
Michael - When we had to cut and paste the pieces for Jack
Brooke - Gluing all the pieces to make Jack
Jake K. - Measuring Jack
Ashley - Everything
Mimi - It was fun because I like to make things. Chase - Gluing on the shoes and measuring it Stephanie - Doing the head and gluing the stuff on Courtney - Gluing the pants and arms
Jake L. - Measuring all the pieces Christa - Working together Aidan - Measuring the body
Junie B., First Grader (at Last!) by Barbara Park is our current Literature unit of study. This story has fun plots and bridges the gap between summer school and the new school year that is quickly approaching. Have conversations with your child about their thoughts and feelings of entering first grade.