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Two Writing Teachers
Before Thanksgiving break my students and I were in the routine of "Five Minute Friday." I copied the idea from a blog and decided to use it with my students. I would pick a random word, and they would write whatever came to mind. The idea behind it is to just get them to write. I eventually let them write a word on a card, and we put them in a jar to draw from each week.
Since Christmas our schedule has been everything BUT routine, but I decided it was time to try FMF again. Today I decided to write along with them and include it as my post for today.
When I pulled out the word, I groaned loudly. Of course that was to really build up the suspense and it worked. I have 21 students and 16 of them play basketball. Guess what the word was - yep basketball!
Here is my writing for today's FMF: