Making Class Books in kindergarten with my students. We had to say good-bye to our class beloved pet. So we wrote a book to her new parents.
The Back Story behind the class book
The last few days of school are such a blur. Rush here, rush there… I think it may be a blessing because the last few days are really tough on me. Every time I would try to talk to my kids about going to first grade, I would start to cry (I am really good at weddings too… I can cry like nobody’s business).
Not only did I have to say goodbye to my sweeties, I also had to say goodbye to Miss Theodora. A new district policy is in place that prohibits classroom pets that have dander.
Miss Theodora was deeply offended by this implication.
She went home today with my principal’s daughters. They were very excited because they have been in LOVE with her all year. Still …. I am really sad tonight.
My class cried and cried when I told them that she would not be back next year. We decided to make a book… naturally!
For the record… our night custodian was really bummed today too. He loved to bring her treats at night.
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