While I was in Korea, I had the chance to visit Melody’s kindergarten/1st grade classroom. I was really excited to meet her students and read to them. I read aloud the story Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats. Afterwards, we filled out this fun story map that Melody had made. On post-its I wrote down what the students shared. We went through the title, characters, setting, problems, solutions and theme. It was a great way to get them discuss the different elements of the story. I was so impressed that they were able to answer all these including the theme!
Afterwards, we did a quick question and answer session with them. They asked me about Singapore and my students. We had some time left before lunch so we played with some super cold play dough as well. I’ve never taught such young kids before, so it was a lot of fun to be in their class. I always have a lot of respect for teachers that teach the younger kids! I’m not sure I would have the energy and patience. Thank you Melody for letting me visit your classroom! You have an amazing class and I could tell that you are making an impact in their lives. 🙂
Photo credit to Melody.
5 thoughts on “Guest Read Aloud in Melody’s Class!”
It was so great having you! Come back anytime, come back often?!
Love Ezra Jack Keats, the story map idea and the poster that says “Save The Drama For Your Llama”!!!
I love that poster too! Hehe, and the kiddies LOVE the story map, almost as much as me 🙂 Thanks for commenting— comments=love!