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Keli Gump

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Thursday Writer's Workshop Time

Exploring different chapter books for possible genre reading inspiration! 1. Watch the video of the author Leah Henderson reading the first chapter of her book, The Magic in Changing Your Stars 2. Find out who the main character, Ailey Benjamin Lane, is named after. (Hint: His first name comes from an African-American dancer & choreographer with the initials A.A. His middle name comes from an African-American farmer & naturalist who searches out the stars and who created an almanac in 1792. This person’s initials are B.B.) Who could they be? If you type those hints into Google, they pop right up!) 3. Write a paragraph explaining what you found out on the attached template. 4. Fill out the paragraph checklist on the second page. 5. Submit your awesome information.

5th Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Arts, History
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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