|Group focused on the character element|
Overall it was a great day in that we really had the chance to discuss the attributes of character, and then work with those attributes a bit as students creatively worked on skits and posters. They loved filming each other and as you might imagine got quite silly in the process too which is all apart of the creative process.
The challenge with a day like this is that their creativity and projects often extend to far more time than given and to some executive functioning skills that are just not developed enough to
|Creating a logo for our school|
motto, "Kindness Matters."
With quite a few more project days coming up, I'm going to think more about how I scaffold these days providing a successful entry point for all and then lots of laddered extensions for those desiring and ready for the reach.
Also with regard to home study, I want to shorten up the expected work and give more opportunity for enrichment opportunities with regard to project work completion and creative extensions to the required home study.
With the vacation around the corner, and the fact that it was Valentine's Day too, I knew we needed to calm down and leave peacefully so we ended the day by starting the great film, Akeelah and the Bee. Students were very interested in the characters, setting, and story, and it was a great fit for character day since so many
|Character Film Cast|
In the meantime, it's time to relax and regroup with family and friends. Happy Vacation Week!
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