Today we had the opportunity to visit with some second grade friends in Miss Stack’s and Mrs. Wlodarski’s classes. They have been reading Charlotte’s Web and talking about how friendship can be a bridge between unlikely pairs. In our Storyworks magazine last month we read a story called “Popsicle Stick Bridge” about students who built a real bridge in science class but ended up building a bridge of friendship as well. We thought this was a great opportunity to practice some fluent reading and asked if we could come over and read to the second graders. While we were there the 4th graders also asked the 2nd graders to do a retelling of the story and make a connection to the story. Those second graders are some smart cookies… And our fourth graders did a great job helping them with their reading skills.
It was a Win-Win and we hope to do it again soon!