Linda Bush, second grade teacher at Tri-County Christian School, sits with her students as they discuss the Flat Stanley reading project they just completed Tuesday at the school located at Embury United Methodist Church in Freeport.
As part of an interactive reading project, second grade students in Linda Bush's
class at Tri-County Christian School
got a taste of what it would be like to travel the United States.
"This became a project with the parents, who selected the host family with their children," Bush
"The students found their Flat Stanleys traveled to beaches in places like Canada, Illinois, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and North Carolina.
"Some host families went as far as to make scrapbooks of the travels taken by Flat Stanley it's been a fun project," she
said the project tied in with a writing project for the students.
Most of the Flat Stanleys were returned this week to the class.
students around a map of the United States to pinpoint the travels the fictional character had taken.
Hands were raised as the students shared their stories of what their host families did to help out with this reading project.
"This was a fun project for the students, and they'll be able to take their Flat Stanley home as a keepsake of the adventures," Bush