Saturday, October 18, 2014

Bright Idea: Flashlight Friday!

To make read-to-self a little more FUN, I have incorporated
FLASHLIGHT FRIDAY
Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!
Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!

I purchased these bright little LED flashlights at Target, in the dollar section. I thought it would be easier for students to have the same flashlights, and I love how small and bright these are.
Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!

Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!



During Flashlight Friday, students get their 'good fit' books, find any cozy space in the classroom, click on their lights...and READ!
Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!

It is amazing how the room goes quiet once the lights are turned out! I close the blinds and the door. It's really dark :)
Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!

Students read under their desks, on the carpet, on their flipped-over chairs with pillows, on the Ikea chairs...pretty much anywhere.
But the point is...they are READING.
A simple thing to do, but something they look forward to every.single.week.
And because it happens only once a week, it never gets old!
Flashlight Friday: Make read to self FUN by reading in the dark using flashlights!


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3 comments:

Jayne Gammons said...

Now that's a "bright" idea! Jayne
Smart Kids

Brandi said...

My kiddos love Flashlight Friday too! I use little finger lights that I picked up at Amazon.

Brandi
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Lori said...

We love flashlight Friday too! I like that you got all the same colors of flashlights. Just makes things easier!
Lori
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