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Mark Twain Afternoon

So, as a celebration of reading, the Missouri Mark Twain nominee readers were going to be attending the movie Wonder based on the book by the same title.  Unfortunately, the movie release date was moved from April to November so our plan fell flat.  To replace that event, Mrs. Haynes and I put our heads together to create an afternoon of book love!  Our 4th and 5th grade teachers made arrangements to allow those kids to spend the entire afternoon in the library and Dr. Palmer ok'd a sub for my classes.  We started at 11:45 with lunch for 42 kids...hot dogs, nacho chips, apples, grapes, and drinks.  We then made duct tape bookmarks, enjoyed a quiz bowl of Mark Twain nominee questions, had a book tasting session of 2017-2018 Mark Twain and Truman nominees, and engaged in great character analysis session created by Mrs. Haynes.  This involved answering questions about last year or the upcoming Mark Twain nominees such as, what character made you think differently or what character was most like you?  We loved all the kids sharing their thoughts and really discussing books.  We ended the afternoon at about 3:10 with ice cream and kids really excited to check out Mark Twain or Truman nominees to read over the summer.  Mrs. Haynes and I make a great team sharing the work of this fun afternoon.
Lunch With Friends
Fun With Friends
Not The Only Boys
Fifth Grade Friends
Duct Tape Corner Bookmarks
Mark Twain Quiz Bowl-Champions on the floor

MT and Truman Book Tasting

MT and Truman Book Tasting

MT and Truman Book Tasting

Character Analysis Sharing

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