Second Graders loved the characters in this sequel to “I’m Bored”, which included the same girl and beloved potato.
The flamingo in “I’m Sad” allowed students to see that sometimes leaning into the sadness is the best way to navigate your feelings.
Students responded to the text by writing about their favorite characters, the author’s message, and by making connections to their own lives.
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 🙂