Things are going really smoothly in my room right now. We've all really taken such ownership of the room. It's awesome. Yesterday we had a big crisis because I wanted to read Fancy Nancy's 100th Day book as it was our 100th day (duh!).
When I went to look for it, it wasn't on my desk. My girl Chloe said that she had borrowed it for Read to Self. We looked in her book box, but it wasn't there. For some reason I started sweating like if I couldn't find this book, the day was ruined.
I was crazed, WHERE IS THE BOOK?! Why doesn't anyone in this room care if I find the book?! I fairly hollered it at my kids. They were all madly scrambling to find said book and looking at me like they felt sorry for me. Then I noticed that it was 5 minutes past when they were supposed to be at a special. I lined them all up toute suite and raced them to the special. "Please find the book Mrs. M," they called.
This made me even crazier. Really, you don't even want to know how nuts the whole thing was.
I pulled out EVERY single book in my bookshelf and couldn't find it. So I sat down at my desk and prepared to let it go. Suddenly, for no real reason, I looked to the left and there under a cupboard where my fair Chloe reads during Read to Self...is the book. I grab it and
This morning, as a class we decide to develop a new method for organizing the books so that we won't have to rip and tear to find the things we want and need. They were awesome. They knew how to organize better than me! It was fantastic and we all admired our handiwork at the end of the day and celebrated with Raisinets.