Ms. DeBouter’s class was a little upset one day after cleaning up the Lincoln Woods. The children wanted to know why they were finding any debris in the area! Ms. DeBouter seized the moment and brainstormed with the students some possible solutions. After discussing many options, the class decided writing a letter was the best idea to solve their problem. The students worked on creating a list of reasons why it is important to respect the area and then used these facts to support their opinion. The students persuasive letters were mailed off the Editor! Please read the attached article about what happened when the students accepted their civic responsibility!
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This article appeared The Record on March 27, 2017