We've been in full-force put-your-serious-face-on test mode for the last 3 days too! So, needless to say, it's been a loooonnnggg three days!!!
Whoever was brilliant enough to think 20+ seven year olds can sit still, and silent, and calm, and focused for 2 hours each morning is CraZy!!!!! We try to be nice and
Well, when they kiddies are finished, they have to sit there and be silent so their friends who are
Take, for example, this friend. He got creative and used his plate to do this:
To, I guess, show me how he really feels about testing. (I feel the same way.) Which he then used to distract/stare down/and make
We don't start math testing until Friday, so I've been trying to cram as much math math math as I can into their little brains.
We are doing multiplication!!! Fun!!! We made "Stars and Circles" books using dice and smelly markers! It doesn't get any better than that in 2nd grade!!!
We used Amy Lemon's adorable multiplication craftivity:
And we've been measuring!!! Measuring with cubes and rulers.
(Yes, I let the kids lay on the floor. No, I did not think about the possibility of lice. Until someone pointed it out to me. :-/ Only time will tell now...)
This was fun. Although I did find myself saying "I'm sorry??? Are rulers used as swords!?!?! I didn't think so!" quite a few times.
Now I'm off to catch up on your blogs!!! I'm 3 days behind!!! Yikes!!! I'm sorry!!!