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S Dawn Kayla Jonathan Anthony and Carmen relate the events of their last year together with their teacher Miss D The year is busy as the students each facing a challenge at home prepare to put on a play take field trips to a local farm and do experiments in the science lab They are studying the. I m really surprised and disappointed this one isn t getting attention or at least better reviews on GoodReadsBased on the author s sister s third grade classroom and told in verse the book concerns a group of children from a low income area who attend a school that is about to be demolished All the children have their own issues obesity homelessness reading difficulties and at times lose faith in themselves But they all have a champion in their beloved teacher Miss DVery touching and at times crushing after successfully doing the school announcements a boy with pride says I sound just like a white boy now the book has many sad moments but never becomes desolateWhile wildly different in tone the book reminded me of Morgenstern s Book of Coupons since both deal with an inspirational teacher s influence on hisher students Mating Flight verse the book concerns a group of children from a low income area who attend a school that is about to be demolished All the children have their own issues obesity homelessness reading difficulties and at times lose faith in themselves But they all have a champion in their beloved teacher Miss DVery touching and at times crushing after successfully doing the school announcements a boy with pride says I sound just like a white boy now the book has many sad moments but never becomes desolateWhile wildly different in tone the book reminded me of Morgenstern s Book of Coupons since both deal with an inspirational teacher s influence on hisher students

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Where the Steps Were

Class with Miss D gives the students at Pleasant Hill Elementary the confidence they need to move on to their new school The third graders are sad that this will be their last year at Pleasant Hill Elementary before their school is torn down Poems narrated in the voices of five different student. Pleasant Hill Elementary School will be torn down after this year This novel in verse tells the story of that final year as experienced by the third graders in Miss D s class From learning about how to get along with one another to learning about great figures in history we get to experience life in their world Some of the students are dealing with problems of jealousy and friendship while others grapple with pressing issues like homelessness Cheng excels at writing poetry that children will immediately relate to and understand She moves skillfully from humor to seriousness and back weaving her poems into the experience of a year There are also small glimpses of Miss D s personal life as she struggles with her own son This deft humanizing of a teacher is also important for children to seeHighly recommended as a classroom read this book may not fly off the shelves on its own but will be appreciated by any student who opens it Appropriate for ages 8 10 Identity voices of five different student. Pleasant Hill Elementary School will be torn down after this year This novel in Cenote verse tells the story of that final year as experienced by the third graders in Miss D s class From learning about how to get along with one another to learning about great figures in history we get to experience life in their world Some of the students are dealing with problems of jealousy and friendship while others grapple with pressing issues like homelessness Cheng excels at writing poetry that children will immediately relate to and understand She moves skillfully from humor to seriousness and back weaving her poems into the experience of a year There are also small glimpses of Miss D s personal life as she struggles with her own son This deft humanizing of a teacher is also important for children to seeHighly recommended as a classroom read this book may not fly off the shelves on its own but will be appreciated by any student who opens it Appropriate for ages 8 10

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Civil War and key figures in the civil rights movement When the students go to a play in a real theatre they are kicked out for no good reason Miss D helps the students write letters to the theater manager demanding to know why they weren't allowed to see the play Is it because their skin is bla. This was a pleasant story told in verse about a third grade class whose school is scheduled to be torn down at the end of the school year It was good as far as it went but it didn t really have a climax or proper ending The children each had issues and family problems but nothing was resolved by the end with any of them Even the teacher had a problem which went unresolved This book needs to be reworked to include a better ending


10 thoughts on “Where the Steps Were

  1. says:

    In this novel in verse by Andrea Cheng third graders at an underperforming elementary school move through their final year in the school before the building is torn down The kids have a variety of family situations and perso

  2. says:

    Pleasant Hill Elementary School will be torn down after this year This novel in verse tells the story of that final year as experienced by the third graders in Miss D's class From learning about how to get along with one another to

  3. says:

    I did not find this book emotionally engrossing It seems to me that those poems do not amount to poetry I had a hard time identifyin

  4. says:

    I'm really surprised and disappointed this one isn't getting attention or at least better reviews on GoodReadsBased on the author's sister's third grade classroom and told in verse the book concerns a group of children from

  5. says:

    While the poems are beautiful I

  6. says:

    Really good story about at third grade class written in free verse novel format Cheng also includes her own art what looks like woodcuts to illustrate the story At first I thought the format would be confusing for 3 5th grade but the individual poems are grounded in a child's life This would be a fantastic read aloud with a thirdfourth grade

  7. says:

    Interesting formata series of poems written from the POV of 3rd graders in a school that is about to be closed down The students come from difficult circumstances but they have an amazing teacher It is a fast read and enjoyable and sad and hopeful It left me with uestionswhy is the school being torn downit sounds as if it may be because the building is old and needs to be replaced yet the students are very upset by the

  8. says:

    Story told through poems by five students from a third grade class at a school on its last year before closing The voices of the students could have been from students in our school they felt authentic and true to their age group Although I initially did not like the ending as I write this and see the title again I accept Andrea Cheng's rendering and will change my rating from 3 stars to 4 The story is really

  9. says:

    This was a pleasant story told in verse about a third grade class whose school is scheduled to be torn down at the end of the school year It was good as far as it went but it didn't really have a climax or proper ending The children each had issues and family problems but nothing was resolved by the end with any of them Even the teacher had a problem which went unresolved This book needs to be reworked to include a better ending

  10. says:

    I loved it It's a whole year of third grade full of friendships hurts prejudices dreams distilled in the children's poems I found mys

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