A couple weeks ago I wrote about a discussion with a group of children about what they ate for breakfast and how that led to a mini research project on the breakfast habits of my students.Â Perhaps I carried it too far, though.
This afternoon I was reading with a group of three fifth graders.Â One girl stopped mid-sentence while reading aloud and declared, “You haven’t asked us what we had for breakfast in two days!”Â
“That’s right,” agreed another girl.
“Okay,” I said, “What did you have for breakfast?Â All three immediately and eagerly described their breakfasts.
What have I started?