Saturday, October 11, 2014

Celebrating Growing Readers and Writers

It is so important to take a little time to celebrate the hard work that students put in everyday. 
Last Friday we had 2 (!!!!!) celebrations to celebrate our growth in reading and writing!!

My book lovers club members have been hard at work during reader's workshop. 

We've learned:
how to take of books
parts of a book
the 3 ways to read a book
why practicing reading is so important
finding good fit books
and what being a book lover is all about.

We decided to have a Book Lovers Bash to celebrate all of this growth.
Students brought in their favorite books to share with other members. They had discussions at their tables about WHY the book they chose is so great and why it is so special to them. 

We also had a special guest reader join us
Mr. Weber read If You Take a Mouse to School and Knuffle Bunny!

He also shared that WE INSPIRED his daughter to start a book lovers club in her neighborhood!!

Way to go book lovers!

We spent the rest of our bash relaxing and reading. 

In the afternoon parents joined us for a Writing Celebration. We celebrated pigeon style with a Hot Dog Party. :)

Here are some fun pics from our celebration:

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Check out THIS POST to see all of the things we have been doing in writer's workshop leading up to this celebration! 

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Here are the 2 resources I created for these first units in Reader's Workshop and Writer's Workshop:

1 comment:

  1. I agree-definitely a reason to celebrate! I love that the kids are sharing about what they are reading. I don't let them do that often enough. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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