Last week Patti, a kindergarten teacher in the Menominee Indian School District, made my day by sharing a recent occurrence in her classroom: Patti taught both signs for the letter c—the soft and the hard c—to her students, wondering if the five-year olds would understand and remember the concept. Later, during calendar time, she pointed out the word December. One child raised his hand and said, “The c in December sounds like scissors slicing,” as he moved his left hand through the air while making the soft-c-sign.
Good work, Patti!
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This post was written by Bethanie Tucker