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Two Writing Teachers
I read the book as a kid and really loved how grumpy Alexander was about everything. I was a very dramatic yet happy child (can you say, "mood swing?") so I could totally relate.
I remember reading about Alexander to my daughters. Then they both had Mrs. A for 5th grade, two different years. In her room, you could escape to "Australia" (a corner full of pillows) when the day was just too much for you.
This school year I'm finding it hard not to be Alexander. I'm constantly running the highlight film of my teaching day in my head and I can only find the faults. It's something I really need to work on.
Loved this quote from the movie.
"I think you just gotta have the bad days so you can love the good days even more."
Way to frame it, Alexander!