SOL #4 -And then there are days like today…

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This morning, in the middle of an interactive read aloud introducing my kindergartners to new  informational writing features and reviewing how to use our “Super Powers” of 1:1 pointing, checking the picture, reread and persevere, I see a father of one of my students peeking in the classroom door.  Great time for the kids to “turn and talk” I decide and I walk over to greet him.

“Good morning, Mr. Ramirez.  Is everything okay?”

“Yes, yes.  I am so happy and so proud.  Let me show you this picture from A’s writing celebration this morning.”  A is Mr. Ramirez’ older son.  I had him last year as a kindergartener.  He was new to school and all that that entails.  Mr. Ramirez pulled out his phone and clicked on a picture.

There is A with a smile from ear to ear holding the dedication page of his first book.

“Dedicated to Mrs. McNinch who taught me to write and to keep on reading.”

I love my job!

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5 thoughts on “SOL #4 -And then there are days like today…

  1. Terje

    This is a slice you have to put in a treasure box and read it when you need some cheering up on a rainy day. It’s a pearl.

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