Monday, April 21, 2014

One of my fourth grade students summarized why it’s important to stay in your seat and write ("butt-in-seat" an adult might say). Enjoy!

Mr. Sanders made up a rule in which you cannot get out of your seat during writing. If you have to go to the bathroom during writing, you’ll have to wait. Mr. Sanders says once you get out of your seat your brain is trying to make an excuse for not writing. People who don’t like to write mostly do that. When you’re in your seat you focus a lot because when you’re in your seat all there is you and the paper.

—Andy G.
P.S. If it’s an emergency, I’ll let you (and Andy) go to the restroom!

2 comments:

Romelle Broas said...

Good advice. Love this! No more excuses. For me, it's getting a snack. From now on, I will stock snacks on my desk. :)

writersideup.com said...

This is an excellent perspective on the "butt in seat" theory :D Thanks!