Today I met 18 out of 20 of my new students. I am really looking forward to a new group of children. Getting new students is what makes my job so interesting and fun.
While the parents were filling out boring paper work, I had stations for the students to work on. They got to explore the classroom, record their birthday, record their bus number, read books on How to Survive Fifth Grade (written by my former students) and complete an interest survey.
I would LOVE to share some of my favorite answers to some of the questions!
If I had $50.00, I would spend it on "spend it on a special person."
Precious, but I want to know who that "special person" is. I am sooooo nosey.
If you could travel somewhere, it would be "Hollywood" because "famous people live there."
My favorite outdoor game is "badminton."
What? 10 year old plays this?
My favorite movie is "Shawshank Redemption."
Really? She has seen this and most likely understands it.
When I am with my friends we like to "gossip (habit.)"
Love the honesty here.
After reading through these forms, I realize I have an eclectic group of fifth graders this year. I can't wait to see what the year has in store.
P.S. I took classroom pictures today. They should be posted this weekend.