Mrs. Connelly and Mrs. Adkins are collecting movie passes from the students. Students in Mrs. Connelly's 4th and 3rd grade reading, Mrs. Hayward's 4th grade reading and Mrs. Adkins' class gathered together at the Summer School Cinema located in Mrs. Connelly's room to see the Disney movie, "Tall Tales." The students have been studying tall tales of John Henry, Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan. These three characters were featured in the movie. Students participated in the following activities:
Overall, it was an enjoyable activity for everyone.
In Mrs. Connelly's fourth grade class students reviewed how to make a paragraph: topic sentence, detail sentences, and conclusions. After reading, The Patchwork Quilt by Valerie Flournoy, the students wrote about a special memory. Here are their memories...
I was happy when I went to Disneyland. I got on rides. I got in an elevator and it dropped down and everybody was screaming. I ate some crabs. I think I will go back.
My favorite teacher was Mrs. Webster. She was nice to me. She sometimes let us have extra recess. If you were good my teacher would give you a "Caught Being Good" paper. If you got in trouble my teacher would tell you to stop it but you wouldn't get in trouble. My teacher was fun.
In kindergarten I had a mean teacher. I was scared. Suddenly I went there. She made us work really hard on the first day. On the second day she made us write our ABC's all day without recess. She never let us have recess. On the last day she let us have recess.