What Happens at Chapter Reading

Time for me to call it a night. It is always a good day when you learn something new, as do the children in Jennie Fitzkee’s class. Always a pleasure to read her posts… Little House on the Prairie was one of my favourite stories as a child. #recommended

A Teacher's Reflections

My copy of Little House on the Prairie is so well-loved that two entire sections of the book have fallen out.  No matter; the words are all there.  I wouldn’t trade that book for anything.  When I finish reading each day, I stand up and go to each child on their nap mat and show them any illustrations.  As careful as I am, those two sections often fall out onto the lap of a child.  The children seem to understand that they represent the many years of children before them who heard the same words and reveled in the story.  I think they feel included in that special group.

Chapter reading is more than the words we read.  In our last chapter, Laura continues to ask about wanting to see a papoose.  Ma talks about Indians.  Her words clearly indicate that she does not like Indians.  This is what happened:

View original post 334 more words

6 thoughts on “What Happens at Chapter Reading

I would be delighted to receive your feedback (by commenting, you agree to Wordpress collecting your name, email address and URL) Thanks Sally

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.