Okay, so this may be the worst idea I have ever had, but I'm seriously considering teaching summer school (3 weeks, beginning 2 weeks after school gets out). I will be teaching 1st grade, and I am a 6/7/8 History and LA teacher. Our summer school is run on a supplemental curriculum idea, so kids pay to come, they also get tutors on the side if necessary. My idea is to do a "Summer with Shel" (Silverstein). Does this sound like a good idea? My next question involves planning - would it be possible to connect math, social studies, and science to Shel Silverstein? I am really in the planning stage here, so any ideas would be appreciated.