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What Did You Learn in School This First Week?

 

 

 

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Q.:  What did you learn in school this first week?

 

A.:  I learned about myself, about the world and about learning.

 

 

About Myself:

 

I learned that I enjoy seeing people I know on the way to school.

I learned that I enjoy seeing people I know on the way to school.

 

 

I learned that I can greet a new experience and feel good about it.

I learned that I can greet a new experience and feel good about it.

 

 

 

I can take responsibility for caring for my own things.

I can take responsibility for caring for my own things.

 

 

 

I have a kind of knack for precision.

I have a kind of knack for precision.

 

 

 

 

I can persevere until I attain my intended purpose.

I can persevere until I attain my intended purpose.

 

 

 

 

I learned that doing jobs of an increased difficulty can really be fun---especially when done with a friend.

I learned that doing jobs of an increased difficulty can really be fun—especially when I’m working with a friend.

 

 

 

 

I also learned that I can create something new by using old materials in new ways.  I am creative!

I also learned that I can create something new by using old materials in new ways. I am creative!

 

 

 

I learned that I can walk all the way up to the door with my parent---even in Elementary.

I learned that I can walk all the way up to the door with my parent—even in Elementary.

 

 

 

 

I learned it's OK to share a little joke with an adult.

I learned it’s OK to share a little joke with an adult.

 

 

 

I learned how to make myself at home in a bigger classroom with more people.

I learned how to make myself at home in a bigger classroom with more people.

 

 

 

I learned how to take a compliment.

I learned how to take a compliment.

 

 

 

 

I can now manage my time better.

I can now manage my time better.

 

 

 

 

I can even set up a problem that cannot be solved unless the material is extended.

I can even set up a problem that cannot be solved unless the material is extended.

 

 

 

 

I also learned that I am ready to serve on a committee.  I am capable!

I also learned that I am ready to serve on a committee. I am capable!

 

 

About the World:

 

 

 

I learned that things have  particular places on the shelves.

I learned that things have particular places on the shelves.

 

 

 

 

I learned what you do with the soap.

I learned what you do with the soap.

 

 

 

 

I learned how to get to the playground and back safely.

I learned how to get to the playground and back safely.

 

 

 

 

I learned that a spilled drop or two of water can disappear with a little swipe of a sponge.

I learned that a spilled drop or two of water can disappear with a little swipe of a sponge.

 

 

 

 

I learned that younger children enjoy a story I can read aloud to them.

I learned that younger children enjoy a story I can read aloud to them.

 

 

 

 

I learned how we get cotton.

I learned how we get cotton.

 

 

 

 

 

I read all about how papyrus is made by pounding strips of sections of stems of the papyrus plant.

I read all about how papyrus is made by pounding strips of sections of papyrus stems.

 

 

 

I learned what "Equal," "Similar," and "Equivalent" mean.

I learned what “Equal,” “Similar,” and “Equivalent” mean.

 

 

 

 

I learned that the Indonesian Shadow Puppet is held together with simple string.

I learned that the Indonesian Shadow Puppet is held together with simple string.

 

 

 

I learned the words to a new song.

I learned the words to a new song.

 

 

 

 

I learned how to use our class calendar.

I learned how to use our class calendar.

 

 

 

 

I learned about how we got bodies of land and water on Earth.

I learned about how we got bodies of land and water on Earth.

 

 

 

 

I learned about the use of a place card in setting a table for a crowd.

I learned about the use of a place card in setting a table for a crowd.

 

 

 

 

I discussed what I think might be the reasons for some species appearances in the Silurian.

I discussed when a particular species appeared in the Silurian.

 

 

 

 

I saw how the roots of crabgrass spread with tiny branching structures under the soil.

I saw how the roots of crabgrass spread with tiny branching structures under the soil.

 

 

 

About Learning:

 

 

I learned that school is really quite a bit like home.

I learned that school is really quite a bit like home.

 

 

 

 

I learned how to test myself, how to tell if I am right or wrong all by myself.

I learned how to test myself, how to tell if I am right or wrong all by myself.

 

 

 

 

I learned that we can cook in Elementary, just like in Primary---if we can read and follow a recipe.

I learned that we can cook in Elementary, just like in Primary—if we can read and follow a recipe.

 

 

 

 

We get to go out to collect botanical specimens. . .

We get to go out to collect botanical specimens. . .

 

 

 

 

. . .and make booklets using a two-hole punch.

. . .and make booklets using a two-hole punch.

 

 

 

 

I learned how to write down the name of the lesson for future reference.

I learned how to write down the name of the lesson for future reference.

 

 

 

 

I learned about the proper way to prepare a solution.

I learned about the proper way to prepare a solution.

 

 

 

 

I'm looking forward to returning on Monday, because you never know what you can learn in school.

I’m looking forward to returning on Monday, because you never know what you can learn in school.

 

 

 

What did you learn in school?

About yourself?

About the world?

About learning?

 

 

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2017-11-14T22:22:44+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education|