A small little project was needed to go with students' biographies. I found this display circle mobile in a report book and decided to give it a whirl. Students were required to read two other students biographies. After reading each essay they wrote a five sentence summary and drew a picture of that person. Some of their pictures are interesting...there is a pink Dr. Seuss and an African American Abraham Lincoln. The display circles turned out better than I thought and they add some life to the classrooms ceiling. I often catch students head raised to the ceiling gazing at the flying circles.
One student commented that the circles reminded him of being back in kindergarten with student work hanging from the ceiling.