I brought in a laptop so my group could watch the video from last week. Before I had a chance to ask them if there was anything they would have done differently, they asked if they could re-record it to make it better! I didn't need to offer any suggestions; they recognized on their own what could be done to improve their performances once they were able to evaluate it. I told them we could do "The Sick Lion" again in a few weeks after they've had a chance to act in a few more plays. Stay tuned!
In the book we're reading, Fabled Fifth Graders of Aesop Elementary School, Mr. Jupiter tells his students about George Washington's false teeth. Despite the legend, they were not made of wood. Click here to learn the surprising materials that were used!
Here are some pictures from our last "Reading Thursday". Enjoy!
|Matt, a student from Chariho High School, reads to a group of elementary school students.|
|Mrs. Falcone reads to a group of newly-minted middle schoolers!|