Each year, every 3rd grader makes a Bare Book. The students' writing and photos from the school year are glued into the book. Their Bare Book is a sort of scrapbook of their year in third grade.
Students decorate a cover for their Bare Book & fill out an All About Me page:
One of the first things we do in August is an Investigating My Name sheet and a heart map where students write about things close to their hearts:
Students wrote about what they want to be when they grow up and we photographed each of them with a chalkboard and their dream on it:
Then, the history of snowmen and our Snowmen pics: