Okay, the title is may be loftier than the reality, but the results were fun, so I wanted to share.  Our third- and fourth-graders were working on a great unit that explored the idea of “Who am I?” through the lens of autobiography, family trees, and evolution.  Their final project was amazing (I’ll say more about that below), but I really enjoyed a little piece of their learning that I got to do with them in Library class. 

To focus on the idea of adaptation, I decided to read to them t...


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