Here is part 3 in Jennie’s wonderful series!
In Part 2, I talked about language and words, and how the more words a child hears, the better s/he will do in school – in all subject areas. I told my first-ever story, “The Peanut Man Story”, and how true teacher stories, ‘Jennie Stories’ have become beloved by children.
Children like to be scared. To be exact, they like the anticipation of being scared. I think that might be why “The Bat Story” is a favorite.
The Bat Story
“It happened like this.” When I was a little girl, I loved riding my bike. It was red. Every morning after breakfast I’d pack a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in a brown paper bag and hop on my bike for a ride. I’d go to Ritter Park, stop in the Rose Garden, and then head up the long, windy road to Whitaker Hill. That was hard!…
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