Mrs. Klein's First Grade Class Wins National Book Challenge!
Western Ave Elementary Class Wins National Book Challenge
Student-created book earns national recognition and school grant.
Flossmoor,IL, the students of Mrs. Klein’s class at Western Ave Elementary School are celebrating the publication of their book in a big way. The class was recently notified that their book, “When We Grow Up”, has been selected as a winner in the Studentreasures National Book Challenge.
More than one million students from elementary, middle, high school and colleges participate in the student publishing project each year sponsored by Studentreasures and Nationwide Learning, LLC. Mrs. Klein’s first grade class was one of thirty selected as a winner this year. The criteria for selection include an eye-catching book cover, an interesting topic or storyline, colorful illustrations and original content.
Mrs. Klein’s students spent several weeks collaborating to write and illustrate their book. “When We Grow Up” is a fun book about the career’s that each child would like to have when they grow up. The first grade students incorporated various different professions in their book. The corresponding illustrations were imaginative, detailed and flowed appropriately with the text. As a reward their classroom will receive a school grant from Studentreasures.
Here is a link to view the students' book on video. http://vimeo.com/98543450
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