Our readalouds this week touch on a variety of topics and events, notably Veterans Day and, in honor of Thanksgiving, several stories of immigration (a subject that continues next week). Upon finishing the short story "Bored Tom," the fifth-grade classes will be hearing Pearl, by Debby Atwell, a picture book that follows a family story from the time of George Washington’s presidency up to the moon landing. This week the fourth-grade classes of Ms. Hart and Mrs. Rumble will begin a really interesting short story, “Leroy Roachbane,” from Instead of Three Wishes, by Meghan Whalen Turner. It’s such an unusual and entertaining story—I really look forward to sharing it!
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