It's that time of year where the atmosphere at most schools changes drastically. The students and their teachers are on edge and under a tremendous amount of pressure because of standardized tests that are being administered.
Our school is no exception and I am just so grateful that I teach 2nd grade and don't have to deal with it directly. It probably comes as no surprise that I am very much against standardized testing.
We found out (I found out) yesterday that we were buddied up with a third grade class who is taking the test this year in order to show them support during the SBA testing period. So here is what we did.
We decorated these pencil toppers and placed them inside a bucket of eggs.
Click here for template.
After we finished them we walked them over to Mrs. Chavez's class and wished them good luck on tomorrow's test.