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Year 2 - The Day the Chairs Quit!

There was confusion in Year 2 this week as the classroom chairs went on strike due to the fact that they didn’t think the children were treating them very well! The children soon realised their mistakes and wrote letters back to the chairs to get them to return to the classrooms so the children could continue to use them! Read more about how this strange situation unfolded...

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This week in Year 2 the chairs were fed up with the way they had been treated by the children and the teachers so they quit! This activity was inspired by the book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ by Drew Daywalt, in which the crayons in the story write letters to their owner Duncan explaining why they have gone on strike.

Year 2 were shocked to come into their classrooms to find nowhere to sit and all of the chairs piled up in the corner with signs saying ‘WE QUIT!’. The children were excited to find they had a letter to read from the chairs. The chairs explained they didn’t like being stood on, dragged across the classroom, not tucked in and swung on. There was so much worry and confessions of poor behaviour towards the chairs, the children decided to write back and ask them to come back.

The children had to sit on the floor, lie under the tables and use pillows to sit on instead of chairs. They soon realised how important the chairs were to them and thought of extravagant ideas to entice them to return to their usual role by offering daily washes, massages and promises of more thoughtful behaviour towards them!

Some wonderful letters were written to begin our non-fiction unit of Informal Letter Writing and the children are being extremely mindful of how they treat all the other equipment in the classroom now!

Ms Gemma Gotting, Year 2 Teacher and English Leader

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