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    Raise your hand....
    By Courtney

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    It happens! Everybody farts, and you know it's usually 2nd graders that are loud about it. The last time it happened in my classroom it was silent and we were discussing note and rest values. The little girl who passed the gas looked like she wanted to die. Everyone was laughing and carrying on. I gathered everyone's attentioned and said, "Raise your hand if you fart," and promptly raised my hand in front of the entire class. We had a short discussion about how it happens sometimes and there is nothing we can do about it. We covered that it isn't appropriate, but when you can't help it, you shouldn't make other people feel badly about it. I received a picture from the little girl the next time we had music...

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