Many things have changed for me in the last two years, but many things remain the same. One of the delightful things that has remained the same is that I am still teaching [second grade], and still enjoying it even though I am getting closer and closer to retirement. And the absolute unchanging thing: I still love to read aloud books to children.
As I sat in an exhaustingly intense meeting for this entire afternoon, away from my kiddos, I found myself wishing fervently that I could be back in the classroom finishing our current read aloud. “I’d rather be reading” was never more true!
My students groaned when I told them we’d have to wait until Friday to finish this book. Honestly, they’ve groaned every day when read aloud time ended. This is dearly loved book in my classroom, so I’ll be posting about it soon!