Third grade students worked as historians and detectives, making observations and reflections after carefully examining photographs of "how we play" from several decades. After taking time to observe, reflect, question and discuss the people, places, and actions shown in the photos, the student's task was to figure out why the Library of Congress put these photos together for an exhibit? The students considered what the photos' subjects had in common and what message the curator wanted to convey with these groupings. Students made detailed and perceptive observations and asked critical and interesting questions! Take a look at their concentration:
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.