I’m Sad by Michael Ian Black

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Second Graders loved the characters in this sequel to “I’m Bored”, which included the same girl and beloved potato.

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The flamingo in “I’m Sad” allowed students to see that sometimes leaning into the sadness is the best way to navigate your feelings.

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Students enjoying the class Read Aloud!

Students responded to the text by writing about their favorite characters, the author’s message, and by making connections to their own lives.

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I think the message was that it’s OK to be sad” – 2nd grader

Students were especially excited that their teacher had met the illustrator, Debbie Ohi and that she had written a personalized message to our class 🙂

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