Favorite Quotes:

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” Clay P. Bedford

“A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Adams

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Arthur: A Second Grade TakeAway

Number one on my takeaway list is Arthur! I LOVED this idea, and it is definitely something I will use in my future classroom! The students' rotate taking Arthur home every night. They get to take Arthur everywhere! Arthur eats supper with them, goes to practices or games, and he even tucks them in. Then the students' write a letter to the class about something they did with Arthur that night. Some even include pictures of their happenings with Arthur. Just this year in Mrs. Stephens' second grade class, Arthur has went to a Braves game, rode on a motorcycle, went to little league games and practices, ate at tones of local restaurants, read several bedtime stories, and the list goes on!

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