Tuesday, November 22nd 2016
On this much anticipated day of celebrating the lower elementary authors of Tobin Montessori, who should I find in my son’s classroom?
What did he write?
A very well received work with an impressively wide readership:
Considering the Boy has never shown enthusiasm for writing before, and was so eager for us to come read his story today, I for one am thrilled. ♥
We also got to enjoy an incredible work by Zaida:
“She loves the color indigo and glittery sparkly stuff.” She was so engrossed in reading I wanted to put a sign by her that says, “Author. Do Not Disturb.” Meanwhile her *story* was an exceptional piece of writing about an exceptional event (gymnastics competition).
And over here turns out our friend and neighbor Ayyan is downright prolific:
And finally, the piece de resistance over in Room 211: MILES!
His presentation even included a multi-media component on a tablet playing the audio of him narrating along with a visual highlighting different aspects of his illustrations.
I think I speak for all his adult guests when I say: “HUH!?”
He says the app is called “Explain Everything.” Which is a coincidence because I have just explained everything I know about that.
But as for the STORY… please see “Plum Island Boys.” You are in for a treat.
And speaking of treat; in recognition of the wonderful work by these young authors -some of whom have recently received their very own dictionary & thesaurus- I humbly offer this: