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Gingerbread Week Sparks Creative Writing

Gingerbread Collage of children and parents Students at Richland Elementary School topped off a language arts unit with a special week known as Gingerbread Week.

Most of the first-grade classes including Teacher Tracy Hanna’s classroom participated in various activities during the week of December 10 dedicated as Gingerbread Week.  On December 13, 2018, Ms. Hanna’s classroom celebrated Gingerbread Day.

Parents and grandparents visit the classroom to help their student decorate gingerbread houses.

Ms. Hanna said students have been reading and comparing gingerbread stories. They wrote and shared their own stories. After sharing their stories, students worked to decorate gingerbread houses.

“We’ve been so excited about Gingerbread Day,” said Ms. Hanna.

Students in Mrs. Kathy Giegel’s classroom also created gingerbread houses. The staff held a gingerbread house contest with Mrs. Gina Hoffman, front office secretary, taking first place.