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Shhh...I really like my kiddos! And 2 Successful Reading Lessons!

Shhh....I don't want to jinx myself I know it's still early and we are probably still in the "honeymoon" phase, but I really like my kiddos!  They are genuinely good!  I know I said that last week, but you have no idea what life in my classroom was like last year.  You also don't understand how much this year is already making me smile. (Someone please remind me of this around December when the little darlings are antsy for Christmas and driving me crazy!)  My kiddos came into my room today and didn't make a peep (except one little darling that had to "try again" and was successful).  They grabbed their handwriting books and got right to work.  I stopped what I was doing not once but twice and just stared at them.  I couldn't believe it!  I can do read aloud on my carpet!  I did a math lesson on the carpet!  And a reading lesson!  The carpet was a war zone last year!  Everyone stayed on green today, no one moved their clip!  I love being able to…