This morning I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the fifth grade classes at the Birches Elementary School in Washington Township, Gloucester Co. NJ for an Author Visit. Their Social Studies teacher, Mary Byatt, had read WHEELS OF CHANGE and thought it was a great segway into her unit on the Civil War, reconstruction and the Industrial Revolution. We had some great discussions about gender roles, civil rights, technology, and fun and games.
What an amazing group of students! They were attentive, engaging, and really interested in what life was like in 1908. Here are the photo highlights of one of the best author visits so far. THANK YOU MRS. BYATT AND THE FIFTH GRADERS AT BIRCHES! YOU ROCK!