I have always been intrigued by beginnings – all sorts of beginnings.
A new book.
Getting to know new people.
The opening paragraph in essays.
I may not judge a book by it’s cover, but I do by it’s first sentence. The beginning is the foundation. A foundation is the support system – it sets the stage and dictates how the rest will follow.
That is how I see my everyday life in the classroom. I am immersed in the rising action of these children’s lives. We are forming their foundations with every interaction.
And Without a Strong Foundation – All the Things Fall.