Monday, March 3, 2014

Being First Graders

This is one of my absolute favorite books to read!  Being Wendy by Fran Drescher tells the story of a young girl that can't decide who she wants to be when she grows up.  She lives in a town called Boxville, where everyone wears a box describing their career.  She is full of ideas and cannot decide on just one career to write on her box, so she chooses to not wear a box...which causes quite a stir!

Kelso joined me for this story wearing his own box.  He's undecided between a counselor, environmentalist or zoologist.

I then shared what my box would be labeled with.

Students thought about what interests they have, then each created their own self wearing a box:

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