Inking Thoughts: Spring-Time Joy

Springtime Joy
  • Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: What is your Spring-time joy?
  • Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils, crayons. Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill.
  • Reading and Writing Connection: Spring-Time memories… Guide: “Today’s writing is all about your Spring-time treasured memories, hopes, joys, and discoveries.” Encourage them to draft a Haiku poem about a specific Spring-Time joy. Share one of your earliest spring memories. Mine was waiting on my front porch steps for school to begin… because all I needed was a sweater… no bulky coat! No ride to school… I could officially walk down our street, through the alley and straight to the school’s front steps… by myself!
  • Drafting responses: Allow each family member to write their thoughts (10 min). Encourage the youngest members to draw their thoughts and assign someone to be their scribe.
  • Finally: Discuss: Let each family member share their “Spring-Time“ creation. Remind them that respectful listeners make eye contact with the person sharing without interrupting.

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