Marc introduced himself and his new book, read the story to the audience, discussed the evolution of Arthur and then shared some tips on how to draw Arthur!
Look at how easy he makes it look!
Love how he used "two ping pong paddles" to describe how to draw Arthur's ears!
Check out the clip of Marc reading his new book!
Marc was super nice! He took time to talk, personalize, and sign our (4 total!) books.
We even got to shake his hand! :)
Of course, this meet and greet inspired a new Earth Day lesson we planned together on our car ride home at 10:00pm!
Maybe it was the excitement of the night or the rest and relaxation of our Spring Break, but we were brave enough to try this with our students today:
Our students, literally, turned greeeeen!
Well...not really, but, their hands got very green when painting "land" to make Earth on paper plates!
We used paintbrushes for the oceans, because, you know, we didn't have any reason to turn blue :)
We learned about the ways that Arthur turned green throughout the book and then cut out sentences that described what he did to help the planet, such as turning off the water when he was brushing his teeth!
And yes, these students followed the directions EXACTLY! They used green construction paper to illustrate how Arthur LITERALLY turned green :)
Completed bulletin board!
Thank you, Mr. Brown, for inspiring us to take care of our Earth!
No need to be green with envy that we were able to meet Marc!
We were thinking of YOU!
We have one autographed copy of Arthur Turns Green, dedicated to a "Super Duper Teacher" that we are giving away!!! We will SHIP YOU a nice, shiny, hardback copy of the new book that touched Marc's hands :) We will also provide you with a copy of our Arthur Turns Green lesson!
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This giveaway will end on Friday night at 10:00pm. We will annouce the winner this weekend!
If you already snagged a copy of Marc's new book and would like to purchase this lesson to use with it, click here: Arthur (Literally) Turns Green
Green Arthur too much? It's ok, we understand. But maybe this one might be for you:
Get "regular, brown" Arthur lesson on character traits by clicking below!
Good luck! :)