Meg's (Ad)Ventures

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Operation Protecting Humpty Dumpty

Well, I have offically survived the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! Woo hoo!! I am pretty pooped after a fun-filled weekend with Kristen and Penni in town AND preparing for school to start, so just a quick note...

Instead of the typical rules and regs stuff on the first day, I had my students partake in an egg drop contest affectionately named, Operation Protecting Humpty Dumpty. The day was a huge success and I was thrilled to have had it run so smoothly. (There's something about being able to throw stuff that makes kids want to take part in your class!) Of course I didn't make it through the day without dating myself..."Please look at the dittos in front of you."..."Mrs. Daniel? What's a ditto?" I couldn't believe that the word ditto had been completely replaced by "worksheet". Yikes! Am I really getting that old?

More soon on the Adventures From the 8th Grade!

3 comments:

DD said...

We're so glad you had a Great First Day - Sorry our singing is so bad - maybe Debbie can give us lessons !!

ms.stark said...

Meg,
I can't believe you did the egg drop on the first day. What an awesome idea! Don't forget your fellow egg drop champion :) I'm sure your students love you. They are lucky to have such and awesome teacher! Michigan is missing out! Take care. Hi to your hubby.

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