We have an event at our elementary school called Fun Run. Donors promise a certain amount of money for each lap their kid can complete. The kids usually run around our track about 15-16 laps.
Some teachers use the event as a “teachable moment.” In advance of the Fun Run, the kids are told the money can be used for such things as a drinking fountain at the playground, more soccer balls, etc.
This class was asked to complete the sentence “I am running in the fun run because …”
This is what one first grader drew: