Today's writing lesson is important and you don't need a pencil or pen. The only thing you need for this lesson is an open mind and the courage to dance. In life you will have a lot of jobs to do and in order to do them well, you need to take time for yourself. If you are familiar with the Leader In Me, then you know it as "sharpening the saw".
Have you heard the phrase "Hump Day"? Adults say this because it's the middle of the week and it encourages them to keep going. We are all on a new journey in life so we need to take time to brighten our days and sharpen our saws. So today, we dance!
This is one of my favorite "brain breaks" to do. A dear friend shared it with me early in my teaching career and each time I do it, I think of her. Her laughter and love of live was contagious and she introduced her students to this song each year. Today, as our mid-week, hump day, brain break...we are going to move our bodies with Toe-Knee-Chestnut. Stand up, make sure you have some room to move, and hit the play button on the video below.
Today's writing assignment:
This page is a way for me to connect with students, share my passion to write, and hopefully instill this same passion in them as they learn at home.
REMEMBER TO INCLUDE IN YOUR STORY:
When you write, remember to answer these questions:
I gave you a few examples to get you started.
1) Who you are with?
(mom, dad, brother, sister.)
2) Where you are?
(inside, outside, house, barn)
3) How are you feeling?
(happy, sad, mad, discouraged)
4)What are you doing?
(playing, singing, dancing)
5) When did this take place?
(day, morning, afternoon, night)
Writing with Buske