A Celebration of Literacy

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Students in Mrs. Carleen Parmegiani’s second-grade class are continuing to refine their English Language Arts skills and recently had a culminating celebration to highlight their non-fiction writing curriculum. The students wrote and illustrated their own fact-based books, choosing a topic based on their knowledge including pets, sports and holiday traditions, among others. Family members, administrators, teachers and other students in the school stopped by to hear the stories and see the illustrations that the class members created. They also decorated their desks with props from their stories to encourage additional questions from their visitors and created a bulletin board to display their final products. “The students were so excited to share their writing,” Mrs. Parmegiani said, noting that the event also helps to build their social and public speaking skills.