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Field Trip- Small Group Bookmaking


From: May 2, 2012 at 9:30am

To: May 2, 2012 at 12:00pm

Details: Small Group Bookmaking with 4th grade students from Erie Elementary Charter School.
Description: Students will arrive at 826CHI at 10:00am. Volunteers are asked to arrive at 826CHI by 9:30am so that we can do a quick run through of all of the jobs and steps involved in these trips. Prior to the field trip, you will receive additional information on the class and the day’s activities.

A bit more about Small Group Bookmaking...

After a short discussion about what makes a great and original story, as well as a brief lesson about how to work as a team, students are divided into small groups and given the task of writing and illustrating a children's book. Each group is paired with a volunteer who guides them through their story and types the adventures as the students contribute ideas. Books are copied, collated, and bound so that each student can decorate his or her own cover and have a book to bring home and share. At the end of this field trip, time permitting, each group reads their book to the class audience. This morning typically results in great team-building, creative collaboration, and at least one story containing a hybrid animal.

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