A Silly Moment in Reading

posted Sep 11, 2013, 5:18 PM by Kari Hildreth   [ updated Sep 11, 2013, 5:21 PM ]
The school year has gotten off to a great start, and we've already worked through our first learning target and selection in Reading. Today, students listened as a portion of Because of Winn-Dixie was read aloud. We discussed visualizing the story as an effective strategy while reading. When asked what part of the story was easy to picture mentally, students in each class were quick to cite the scene in which a young Miss Franny Block encounters a bear in her library. During an in-depth discussion of this scene, students were asked to show how Miss Franny might appear upon first noticing the bear. These hilarious images capture this moment in class today: