First, you pass out the plates. At 7:30 in the morning that's not an easy job since the plates are usually stuck together as tightly as the students' eyelids.
It turns out looking like a "Linzer" cookie. You can also toast the bread before or after using the cookie cutters but definitely before adding the strawberry jam! We used jelly instead of preserves since there may be some students in class who don't like the texture of preserves.
$1.29 per loaf at Target, what a deal!
He brought out the tender side in several of the high schoolers who helped him with the activity.