I like Spring break. It is fun.
Often, early in the year, many kiddos write sentences similar to this but I quickly put a stop to it by asking why? and what makes it fun? Everybody added
then started their five sentences. To encourage re-reading and editing, I asked them to put a star by the best part of Spring break. Here are few responses with spelling corrected and sorted by themes that emerged:
I helped my Dad with the horses.
I played my DS.
We play with the dogs.
I played cornhole.
I get to ride bikes.
I get to go to my friend's house.
You can stay up all night with friends.
I went to a city. Charleston, WV he told me.
I got to go to Tennessee.
Flowers, butterflies and ladybugs.
I played in the pool.
We had a party at the pool.
I get to get in water.
We celebrate my family's birthdays.
I learned to ____ with my armpit. I'll let you fill in the blank.
I saw Ms. Leach at the gas station. Really? That was the best part?
I'm linking-up these first-grade slices of life. Go see what's going on with the other slicers.