I got some rest and tried it again the next day. I still wasn't feeling my best, but I hate missing school.
This week, in geography, we learned about the five themes of geography. I shared a silly video (by teacher James White) to start the lesson and grab the students' attention:
We also learned the silly mnemonic device of "My Hand Really Likes Pizza" to remember the five themes: Movement, Human-Environment Interaction, Regions, Location, and Place. We traced one of our hands and wrote a theme name on each finger.
The kids were so sweet and well-behaved this week while I was sick. I decided that they should be treated, so on Friday we all enjoyed popsicles: