I Caught A Student Doing…

He kicks up a big fuss about reading. Says he hates it. Won’t go near a chapter book.

Last week I celebrated because he got lost…in a book.

Guess what I caught him doing at lunchtime today?

Reading a book in the library!!!!!!

Of course I went straight to his classroom teacher to report him.

Hee hee…I’m one happy teacher today.

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12 Responses to I Caught A Student Doing…

  1. Zalman says:

    Isn’t it great when a plan comes together. You are the A Team

  2. M says:

    I hope he gets into similar trouble for years to come

  3. dillymum says:

    i smell a poster in the making…….

  4. TheUrbanMum says:

    Now that is the BEST feeling – nothing melts my heart faster than creeping past TheEldestSon’s room and seeing him pouring over a book. Wonderful.x

  5. Jenny says:

    I love the idea that you ‘reported’ him to his teacher! We should do more of that kind of thing – reporting positive behaviors and exciting observations to teachers and parents. Awesome.

  6. GERALD says:

    Wow – many happy returns (to the book!!!!)

  7. Lub says:

    You reap what you sow. Enjoy the reward 🙂

  8. Last week I “caught” my daughter working on multiplication in room. Seriously. She had her door shut and she was being all sneaky about it. Too funny!

    Great post. Thanks. I love the five-finger test, too.

  9. Kristy says:

    I love this post. I am a big ole bookworm, but I haven’t always been one. I had trouble learning to read, when finally a teacher took extra time to help me learn. My Mom likes to say that I struggled a lot to read at first but once I learned they could never get me to stop. The Teacher that took that extra time to help me is still my absolute favorite and at 25 I still like to pop in and say hello. He is the Superintendent of our district these days.

  10. Julie says:

    That’s wonderful. What a great feeling,

  11. Kelly says:

    This is my home this week! My son lacks confidence, he just assumes he won’t be able to read it. He just entered 1st grade. Tues morning he picked up a Junie B Jones book and has fallen in love with it! He is so proud of every page he completes. So proud of him!

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