Union-Endicott Central School District News Article

Students create books for AGM first-graders

Reading and math are the pillars of education and are important throughout life. To keep it interesting and fun, ninth-grade students from Tiger Ventures combined the two subjects into children's books to read to AGM first-graders.
Freshmen at Tiger Ventures were challenged by math teacher Kim VanOrman and English teacher Julie Saltisiak to create children's books that teach a mathematical concept. 

In order to give them a real-life audience, they scheduled a reading time with first-grade students in Debra Hover-Williams class at AGM. 

The ninth-graders read their children's books to the first-graders, while practicing the math concepts in the books. After, the first-graders shared their poems they recently wrote. 

They all enjoyed learning and working together. It was an awesome visit for both grade levels.

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