Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Reason #1,274 why I love my job

Today while I was working in my classroom the literacy coach came and found me. She had just finished working with the big sister of a girl we had in our class last year.
The sister had shared with her that the three girls in the family (all in elementary school) hold book clubs at their house on Mondays and Fridays. When our literacy coach asked them what they did during these book clubs the child explained that since it is very important for everyone to read just-right books that they meet to discuss the different books they are reading.
I've been smiling about this all day. I love that these sisters have formed their own book club without any adult support. I love that even the rising first grader is included in their club. She will never doubt the importance of reading.


Anonymous said...

How wonderful! This speaks volumes to the reading instruction they are receiving at school. I'd love to be a fly on the wall during their book club and overhear their conversation... fabulous!

Teachermum said...

WOW - A dream come true. Imagine if every child we taught did this!
How lovely.

magpie said...

Definitely big smiley ☺☺☺ face all day material.

That is so funny but amazing at the same time.
Hoo Roo ☺☺☺

Jill said...

That is awesome! I would be so happy to hear that. :)

Marvelous Multiagers!