Introduce your students to Andrew Clements' story about the fifth graders at Laketon Elementary School. It's the boys against the girls in a contest to see who can use the fewest words in 48 hours!
Stop, review, and talk about the story while reviewing grammar in a meaningful context. Use this in Literature Circles
, as Extra Credit
, as Homework
, in your Emergency Substitute File
, or as Summer Reading
for the incoming class.
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