No...I am NOT in line for the midnight showing of "The Hunger Games". While I have read the series and I am indeed a huge fan...it's not Potter. Those who know me well, know what I mean by that. I will go see the movie in a couple of weeks, when the crowds calm down. But, like the "Twilight Saga", I don't wish to sit in a crowded theater with a bunch of excited, screaming teens! I appreciate the fact that they have read the books, but I prefer to watch my movies with geeks! haha!
excited for our games tomorrow. It will be a fun, relaxed learning day
for the kids. I created a poster for "The Writing Games" (which I
think is uber cool), as well as "district" cards. I'm going to have
students put their names on tickets and I will pull tickets to assign
the tributes to their district.
Now, I know some of
you are saying, "Tammy, why are you doing this without reading them the
text first?". Well, I know (for a fact) that many of my students will
go see the movie this weekend. Some of them are probably sitting in the
theater waiting for the midnight showing as I type this. --That's a topic for another day.--
I feel like I can make a connection with them, so that when we read the
book in May, they will have a little background knowledge based on
classroom activities. And they seem excited! I can't wait to post the
On another note, I have far surpassed my
expectations where followers are concerned! I passed 50 without any
type of giveaway! All of these wonderful linky parties have certainly
helped us all! I plan to have a giveaway at 100 followers, but I have a
problem...I put any ideas I have in my Free Printables section. I
don't have a TPT or TN store. I don't create digital graphics. So....
I may have to do some kind of gift card??? I'll need to think about it...I have a way to go to reach 100!
“A spark could be enough to set them ablaze.”
― Catching Fire (Hunger Games Book2)