Day 15: Overheard at School

In the midst of running around, I captured some snippets. Little gold nuggets:

In Kindergarten: “I have a love page in my How-To Go Camping book. Can I read my love page to you?”

In First Grade:”Are you making a list of books we need? Oh good, because we definitely need more mermaid books. Did you write that down? Mermaid books.”

In Second Grade: “My tiny topics notebook is exploding!”

In Third Grade: “Everybody should have an ice rink. Because they are super easy to build.”

In Fourth Grade: “I’m like the British because I have all the power, and my little brother and sister are like the French and the Native Americans because I make them leave.”

There you have it, not one, but four tiny shining slices of my day.

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5 thoughts on “Day 15: Overheard at School

  1. Oh boy, I needed this today.. I especially like the tiny topics that are exploding. This also gives me a peek into a day in the life of your job.. how fun. And yes.. we always need more mermaid books.

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  2. Each slice tells a story. Each one of us who reads it will create that story. What beautiful examples of the transactional nature of writing and reading! I could just picture those “slices” so clearly as part of rich conversations. Thanks for this!!

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  3. So cute! Everyone should have an ice rink! Why not! I especially like the 4th grade comment. I teach 4th and we also explore the French & Indian War. One of my students could have made that same comment!

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  4. The best part is that you wrote them down! Now they are unforgettable. You can tuck them away in a folder or drawer to come back to when you need a smile!

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