I have to tell you how impressed and honored I am to see this! If there's anything you'd like from me to support your study of RULES, please don't hesitate to ask.
When they've finished reading the book, I'm happy to answer some email questions or share some photos from the process of writing the book, if you'd like to do that.
Please say hello to your students for me. I hope you all have a wonderful school year!
Cynthia Lord, author of RULES
Hello, Cynthia! It is very exciting to correspond with you on here. Now, I am using your book as one I am reading and modeling the skill of using post-its for a few weeks, but eventually, we are going to read the entire book. I believe it will be the next chapter book after I finish Andrew Clements' book with them. Right now, I am debating between your book and Chasing Vermeer as the next book, which of neither I have read before, but you have a greater chance of being next because I am modeling mini-lessons with your book.
I will certainly take some photos and perhaps complete a follow-up post after we complete the book entirely (it would be within the next month, most likely). I may also encourage them to come up with questions as they read and think of what excites them most as well as what they would write differently. You may also receive a few very nice thank-you notes. I think this is going to be a sensational year for my kids, as they are going to know tomorrow I have corresponded with more than one author this weekend!!
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