I opened it up, blaring John Williams' dazzling theme on the class sound system: STAR WARS! Whoo hoo!
And in they came, beaming, looking around at the Star Wars plastic party tablecloths I'd put up around the room. "Ok, young Jedi, are you ready to do battle?" I queried.
"All aboard the Millennium Falcon!" I sang as I passed out the pencils. Their eyes rolled because I am so dorky, but they were still smiling.