I don’t think I did my best work today.
I had a four page, handwritten lesson plan, all the books in a pile and the handout work in the single folder marked “Monday”.
Everything I needed was there.
Sure the lesson plan was somewhat disorganized as it had some cross outs, arrows re-arranging the times at which I was supposed to do present material. A few, somewhat, cryptic shorthand notes about what she wanted done was cleared up at the end of the day when I reread the plan after finding some material I hadn’t used on the desk.
I collected a quiz instead of having the kids correct each others paper because I didn’t find the answer key in sub folder until after class. (It was in the folder, I just missed it).
The kids weren’t the problem. A little chatty, but not enough that I couldn’t handle them. I DID have ONE kid that had a bit too much “sassy mouth” but I can’t really blame him for the whole day.
I just wasn’t on the ball today.
At least it’s over! We survived and no one got injured, lost or hysterically sick.
I get to try again in this class – tomorrow!