Friday, September 21, 2012

Book Lovers Bash


We just wrapped up our first unit of Reader's Workshop!
I am so proud of the work that my students did during this unit... and love how much they already enjoy books and reading!

To celebrate their hard work we had a Book Lovers Bash.

First, we helped chose dance moves for Elephant and Piggie's Dance Party:

Then we had our own (super fun!) dance party:


Finally, we curled up with our pillows, stuffed animals, and favorite books and read...

Check out our Book Lovers Bash:
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6 comments:

  1. Sounds like so much fun! I'm looking for more ideas like this to do with my kiddos. Thanks for sharing.

    NotJustChild'sPlay

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  2. This looks like so much fun! I bet your students had a blast. You do a really nice job of celebrating your students' growth. I have loved all of the writing celebrations you've shared and this reading bash is adorable.

    Cara D.

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  3. I love the video. I was happy that Maddie had the same Pillow Pet as me! I liked dancing too. Love, tommy

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  4. I love the dance party idea. I am a college student and future teacher, and my Children's Lit Professor would say that this dance party would help the student make a text-to-self connection. I love they they worked on dance moves for the characters and then showed off their own dance moves. This sounds like a lot of fun and great reward for doing so well in their reading. I like the contrast, that they did well a their reading (a typically quiet and still activity) and were rewarded with a very active activity. Great idea and it loks like they had a lot of fun! = )

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