Book Challenge-Book#28

I’ve read another picture book-bought it at Hastings in Auburn yesterday-Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Casey at the Bat is a poem/ballad about a famous baseball player. This is a cute picture book about a young boy at his baseball game-it starts out with the story of the boy, inserts the poem, and finishes the story about the boy. Very cute!

Last year we did “Casey at the Bat” as a readers theater, so this year I am going to read them this picture book first before we do the readers theater. This poem has LOTS of high level vocabulary in it!!!!

Here is a link to the readers theater script-Aaron Shepard has lots of great scripts.

http://www.aaronshep.com/rt/RTE23.html

 

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About shannonjoe

I teach 5/6 grade history and 5th grade english. I am a lover of all things reading, running, and teaching!

Posted on July 9, 2011, in Book Challenge and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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