Welcome to the Where the Wild Things
Online Project 2009.
This project was open to all PreK
- 6th grade classrooms worldwide.
The project dates were October 12 to October 30, 2009.
This project is NOW OVER!
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This project offers teachers 3 ideas to share
with their students.
The first idea
involves extending the story. "Where the Wild Things
Are" by Maurice Sendak. The book ends with the boy returning
home to his bedroom....his dinner still hot. Your students
are invited to write the next 10 sentences of this story.
Perhaps they share about his dinner, what he told his parents
about his experience, or even his return visit. OR, they might
wish to write from the point of view of those who Max left
The second idea
involves learning about endangered animals. Students are invited
to research one (or several) endangered animals and share
what they learn about these animals with classrooms all around
the world. Students are also encouraged to think of ways we
can protect these animals and perhaps remove them from the
The third idea
involves verbs -- both present and past tense. Students will
read the book "Where the Wild Things Are". They
will first create a list of all the verbs which they found
in the book. They then will recreate the story by adding in
their own verbs. Students will then create a new drawing to
illustrate their new verb choice.
include Worksheets, Standards, and Links for all the ideas.
You are also welcome to join our ning at
to expand the project!!
If at any time during the project you should have any questions,
please contact me
Registration is now closed for this project.
Project Dates: October 12 -
October 30, 2009
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