Students Assemble Family Literacy Bags
The students are assembling “family literacy bags,” ea timberland boots for women ch of which contains a book, an audiotape of one of the high school students reading that book, a small cassette player and other material. The bags are being donated to the William Wrinn Center at Hatton Elementary School, a preschool for special education students. ceremony Wednesday at Hatton. Sullivan said 17 high school students worked on the project.”My students have worked with elementary school students on literacy b timberland boots for women efore, but this seemed like a different approach,” she said. Sullivan runs a program at the high school that gives students interested in becoming teachers an opportunity to get s timberland boots for women ome experience with elementary students.Parents of children at the Wrinn Center will be able t timberland boots for women o check out the bags, use them at home with their children and then return them. Sullivan said she had students record themselves reading the books because it’s a good learning device. But that meant buying cassette players for each bag.”That’s not something most people will have laying around their house,” Sullivan said.The entire project cost about $2,200, which Sullivan covered with grants from Tunxis Community College, the town based Calvanese Foundation and the Main Street Community Foundation of Bristol.