gratitudes – day 4

In the spirit of continual gratitudes and in an effort to do my part post-election, we practiced Turn and Talk as a strategy for cooperative conversation and understanding.

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We are talking about what’s happened in our read aloud so far.

november-10-2016-turn-and-talk-lily-larkunAnd practicing listening to our partner.

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Listening with quiet hands, closed lips, eyes on the speaker and our hearts toward the speaker.

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Later in the day one of our fabulous moms read us Grace for President, perhaps my new favorite book.

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And just for some levity, this one says, “Look Ms. Sara, this book makes a really good fan.” The fact that it is a Spanish English dictionary made me giggle.

 

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