I am linking up with Kindergarten Smiles for chapter 2 of the Daily 5 book study. At this time of the year I give my students a lot of choice but at the beginning I run a pretty tight ship. I'm thinking that I can/should give them more control towards the beginning of the year. Here are my thoughts.
Even though we didn't do Daily 5 this year and I didn't touch on the "why" at all. (I need to do that next year for sure), here is what my kids came up with when I asked them these questions.