My very first group of students that I taught in both 3rd and 4th grades will be graduating this Friday. I'm so happy for them and proud of my honor graduates.
Now that I've teared up, I want to share with you something special that I have done with my students the past five years. I wish I had started this with my very first group of students 10 years ago. What I Like About You is a day where I want my students to leave my room with a full heart and knowing how much I love them.
For each student, I prepare a slip of paper with a fun or sweet memory, tell them what I will miss about them, tell them why they are a great learner, and what I love about them. I then pull each student aside during the day and talk to them about their card. I try to also snap a picture of the two of us together to send their parents as well.
This is one of the best things that I do all year, because they take such pride in their little piece of paper and they walk a little taller the rest of the day. If you would like to use my template, download it by clicking here.
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Thanks for reading, Meghan from Keeping Up with Mrs. Harris.