For nine days, the English classroom was turned into a crazy cafe while students worked on different lessons about the six traits (ideas, word choice, organization, voice, sentence fluency, and conventions). Each day, the cafe went to a different country from the Caribbean islands to Germany.
Students earned extra reward bucks for dressing in the colors of the day's country and/or bringing in snack. Each day, Mrs. Curt wore the colors of the country and sometimes had a crazy hat to match. Music from the countries played as the students worked.
We had two special days where Mrs. Curt brought in a snack for all. For the Irish cafe, she made homemade Irish soda bread. For the Italian cafe, she made homemade pizzelles.
No one wanted the cafe to end, but unfortunately all