A few more photos from Lexington School District in SC. I was there for 9 days of talks including a weekend READ Fest, a community event put on by the extraordinary school librarians of this district.
Librarian Val Byrd Fort at New Providence Elem came up with this fish craft to go with my books.
Uh, oh, Clemson Crab at New Providence Elem
Gilbert Primary Welcome
Office staff borrowed ants from local classroom for our picnic!
Vulture Trees Gilbert Primary
What to do with books retired from the library! This was at Midway Elem
Lexington Intermediate students examine compost contents before and after the process. Great science is happening here thanks to teacher Mrs. A!
Read Fest signing with Lexington High’s Elizabeth Harrill. A wonderful librarian and a terrific event.
From visits 2006 and earlier. See more recent posts for photos of other great activities, like the one where there were construction paper ants with the teacher’s photo heads marching all over the school. Too hilarious!
By the way, the Pettisville, OH kids dancing in the photo are performing their rendition of “The Ants Go Marching…”
Harrison, that extraordinary school in South Bend, had these activities!
Wow, Knox County, OH schools had fun with my books!. What extraordinary teachers and students. The countryside near there is beautiful, too.
lunch with young writers and readers
Students hold a stuffed animal and count their feet plus the animal’s feet to illustrate the concept
Using Hush Little Puppy as a model
scaled fish drawings
antbird art at Connersville, IN
Ants march to a picnic in Connersville
rain forest/jungle art sculpture/display in Connersville and author
ants marched everywhere in Connersville!
Understanding cause and effect for science and story