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Saturday, September 8, 2012

Celebrity Story Saturday- Quick as a Cricket

We studied figurative language this week as we looked at poetry. Today's Celebrity chose a book that goes right along with what we have been studying! The story Quick as a Cricket is full of nothing but Similes!

How wonderful of Ms. Meadows to choose this book! I'm not surprised that Ms. Meadows made this choice. As our newest 5th grade teacher, she knows what's going on. She would never choose a book that was anything less than perfect.

STUDENT CHALLENGE!!

Students- as you listen to the story, keep a count of how many similes you hear. Bring in the total for a surprise! Extra points if you create a picture to go with one of them!

Click {HERE} to hear the story or watch it below.

 
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