The children arrive on the first day of school and build a mud structure, which will be their classroom for the next nine months.Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Word Count: 451
Book Level: 2.5
CHILDREN: Would be a fun one to read while it's raining outside.
PARENTS: Very interesting. A quick read for bedtime.
TEACHERS: It gave me the idea to read this on the first day of school. It could introduce a community building activity or game.
WRITERS: The simple language contributes to the tone of the book. Would be beneficial to "copy" and type into a Word document for study.
WRITE-4-LUCK: Try writing a story about a time when you created something that you knew wouldn't last.
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