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A Week in the Life of


Students worked hard all week? Do they deserve a special reward for a job well done? This activity will offer students a nice break from structured learning. Adapt it to fit your needs. Have some Friday Fun!


Each Friday, teacher Penny Lowe's students hand in two or three paragraphs describing events in their lives that week. While the assignment she gives is due each Friday, this could be a fun activity to make a regular part of your students' Friday afternoons. Lowe has been told by students' parents that the A Week in the Life of books their kids wrote have become treasured mementos that they've held onto for many years.


Education World Teacher Feature: Penny Lowe
Education World (March 7, 2005)

Find links to more Friday Fun activity ideas in our Friday Fun archive.

Article by Gary Hopkins
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