Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Lesson Plans

Re: Supplies

[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]
Alix E. Peshette (apeshet)
Fri, 6 Feb 1998 08:50:34 +0000

> Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 11:14:00 -0500
> To:
> From: Karen Hurt <khurt>
> Subject: Re: Supplies

Hi All,
I have used the shoe for a pencil trade for years with 7th graders.
They love it! When I used to trade pencils for other personal
objects, I ended up with a stunning and unclaimed collection of
watches, jewelry, hats, coats, umbrellas, calculators, you name it.
No one yet has left my class without their shoe! One word of
caution; your classroom must have a safe and clean floor in order for
students to go one-shoe-less in class!

-Alix Peshette
Davis, CA

> At 02:12 PM 2/3/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >One way to help keep track of your pencils and erasers is to have each child
> >give you his/her jacket or watch (or some item that they have with them) in
> >exchange for the pencil or eraser.
> My son's teacher takes a shoe, and gives them the option of returning the
> pencil and collecting the shoe at the end of the class or the day. She has
> a terrific relationship with the janitor who delivers all lost and found
> writing implements to her borrow jar. The kids love it.
> Karen Hurt
> Grafton Library
> Mary Baldwin College
> Staunton, Virginia
> Voice: 540.887.7317
> FAX: 540.887.7297