Please Write in This Book (2019)

Please Write in This Book Mary Amato Please Write in This Book When a teacher leaves a blank book in the Writer s Corner for her students to find with the instructions Please Write in this Book she hopes it will encourage her students to talk to one another in
  • Title: Please Write in This Book
  • Author: Mary Amato
  • ISBN: 9780823419326
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Hardcover
Please Write in This Book Mary Amato When a teacher leaves a blank book in the Writer s Corner for her students to find, with the instructions Please Write in this Book, she hopes it will encourage her students to talk to one another in its pages They do, and the result is an epic classroom battle.
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  1. N_kellie

    Hello boys and girls, You have found this book I hid it in the writer s corner, hoping you would During center time, you can choose to come to the writer s corner and write in this journal Write about anything you want Leave it for other students to find and write in, too I want you to talk to one another in these pages And that s just what the students in this class do Please write in this Book had me laughing out loud These characters seemed so real, I almost imagined my own 3rd graders at the [...]

  2. Amanda Engelking

    This was the first selection in our summer family book club A joy to read, cute, funny and sweet.

  3. June

    A teacher leaves a book with instructions for the students to write in it A boy and girl have a disagreement and concerning what is appropriate and the results bring an ultimatum from the teacher or the book will be taken away.

  4. Chloe Pearl

    SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO funny A favorite of mine with Fish in a Tree, Out of my Mind, a Mango Shaped Space, and Strawberry Hill.

  5. Michelle

    A teacher leaves a notebook in the Writer s Corner in her classroom and encourages anyone who finds it to write about whatever they want The only problem is the entries start to get mean.

  6. Kirsten

    Ms Wurtz decides to encourage creative expression and dialouge between her second graders by leaving a blank notebook in her classroom s Writer s Corner so that students will She does in hope that students talk to each other The only stipulations are to have fun and sign your name, and she promises not to read it until the end of the month The children waste no time to begin to fearless express themselves as only 8 year olds can As the boys bathroom humor escalates against the girls pleas to wri [...]

  7. Emily

    LPLD 3rd grade book talkAt the beginning of the school year, Ms Wurtz hides a blank notebook in the Writing Corner, with the following note in the front Hello Boys and Girls, You have found this book I hid it in the Writer s Corner, hoping you would During center Time, you can choose to come to the Writer s Corner and write in this journal Write about anything you want Leave it for other students to find and write in, too I want you to talk to one another in these pages I will read the book at t [...]

  8. Sara

    Category easy readerAuthor Mary AmatoIllustrator Eric BraceTitle Please Write in This BookPublisher 2006 by Holiday House ISBN 0823419320 ISBN13 9780823419326 Genre fictionReading level grade 2 3 and upOn her first day of school, Lizzie discovers that Mrs Wurtz has left a special notebook in the Writing Corner A note on the first page explains that the purpose of the notebook is to become the class journal where students can write about anything they want to share with each other As students dis [...]

  9. Margaret Behr

    I hoped this book was similar to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dork Diaries, and the like As a librarian, reader s advisory is a large part of my job and I m constantly looking for related titles I like that this book had different characters, and each character had a unique writing style both in diction and handwriting , but on the whole, I found it to be a repetitive story Ms Wurtz leaves behind a blank journal for her class to use in their Writing Corner One by one, students find the book and begin w [...]

  10. Diane

    Ms Wurtz leaves a secret notebook in the writing center for students to find and write in There are only two rules 1 have fun, 2 sign your name, so everyone knows who you are So begins the conversation between a class of writers Lizzy, a bit on the bossy side Luke, the fiction writer with a bit of a mean streak or is he being friendly Yoshi, who just wants people to be nice to each other Milton, who only wants to see facts written Carmen, who worries constantly about what the teacher will think [...]

  11. Lauren

    This was a funny and sweet story about a group of students who work out some of their differences by writing in a class journal I loved the characters Lizzy the bossy poet, Luke the class clown, Milton the nerdy peace maker and especially Keesha who loves horses As a teacher that gets to see kids interacting on a regular basis, I loved this book The sense of humor, the petty fights, the wonderful imagination of upper elementary kids is all there in spades I think kids will love this book and see [...]

  12. Margaret Behr

    I hoped this book was similar to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dork Diaries, and the like As a librarian, reader s advisory is a large part of my job I m always looked for read alikes.I like that the book had different characters, and each of them had a unique writing style, both in diction and handwriting On the whole, I found it to be repetitive Ms Wurtz leaves behind a blank journal for her class to use in their Writing Corner One by one, students find the book and begin writing messages back and for [...]

  13. Ms. B

    Part of the 2011 2012 Maud Hart Lovelace reading list If you liked Sloppy Copy Slip Up or The Adventures of Ron Faster at the Harvey N Trouble School, this might be the book for you Could be a good book for young readers who like humorous stories or as a class read aloud to promote creative writing.Additional notes I do have a few concerns about some of the things students wrote in the notebook They could be construed as bullying Even when the teacher had a fair idea about what was happening no [...]

  14. Linda

    The premise is that a teacher places a blank book in the writing center and everyone secretly in class is supposed to add to it, back and forth, throughout the month I thought it was going to be such fun to see what the kids wrote Then the teacher said she would read at the end of the month It is straight 3rd grade stuff, but jokes about worms and stuff up the nose and falling on one s buttocks ha ha get stale over and over I skimmed because there is also name calling and making fun, which I sup [...]

  15. Books Kids Like

    A teacher leaves a journal in the Writer s Corner of her classroom with a few simple rules write in the book, have fun, and sign your name What begins as an attempt to get the students writing freely turns into a classroom battle Students compete for time with the book, the boys try to shock the girls with their potty mouths, and, then, someone kidnaps it One student s suggestion turns a hurtful experience into an activity in unity It s worth spending the few hours it takes to read it.

  16. Karen

    This book is about a teacher who hides a blank book in the class writing center for the students to write in She says that she will check the book once a month and they can write what they want The kids in this book are pretty mean to each other It s great that they learn to work together in the end, but I just didn t like it I felt that the teacher should have been reading the notebook all along, not waiting a whole month I also didn t feel that it seemed like the teacher was taking the bullyin [...]

  17. Patrick Henry

    This is a book for kids who like funny pictures mixed in with the text.I laughed throughout the book and it was on the 2008 SRP list for kids grades 3 6.The teacher tries to promote writing in her classroom by creating a writing corner where the kids can write in a book that the teacher will not read This is the start of an hilarious by play of words with pictures between the kids of the classviewed by Dori

  18. Ann Haefele

    I enjoyed this quick read written for elementary school students It reminded me of Diary of a Wimpy Kid for younger students The story focuses on a class taking turns writing in a journal What starts as mean things being written about each other evolves into a collaborative creative writing exercise By the end of the story classmates were beginning to understand each other and had learned to allow for different interests and personalities.

  19. Michelle

    I first was a little turned off when I realized the whole project was adult initiated Books are so much stronger when the children initiated it Then I felt that it glorified bullying in a way This is the same type of bullying that is very prevalent online I realize that it all got resolved at the end, but I just didn t think the book was funny My search for chapter books for 3rd 5th grade continues.

  20. Charlee Jackson

    I like this book because it was hilarious The part when Milton says he likes roving robots and Luke says, How about you put a roving robot up your honker nose , was especially funny I also laughed at Keesha, who loves horses, when she said she wants to be a horse when she grows up This book was basically about a class who got a journal from their teacher and they could write letters to each other They were supposed to have fun and sign their names at the end of their letter.

  21. Stacey

    Great idea for a teacher to place a blank notebook in the writing center library area and get the students communicating with each other In this story, the class was hilariously teasing each other throughout the month Though, they realized that they went too far but they came up with a good plan What did the class do How do you think the teacher responded to the notebook Read this book to find out.

  22. Kate Hastings

    RL 480 A teacher leaves a blank book in her classroom s writing corner for her students to play with There are only two rules don t tell anyone about the notebook let them discover it and to sign your name to your writing.What follows is a flurry of stories, poems and pictures as the students try to figure out their teacher s intentions A good book for children that enjoy diaries and the Amelia s Notebook series by Moss Light read for grades 2 3.

  23. Ashley

    Age range 9 12Number of pages 97This is a chapter book that might be appropriate for older grades, but could be used as a read aloud for younger grades It is a cute book that shows what happened when a teacher left a blank notebook out in the reading corner with the directions, Please write in this book This book would be good for talking about journal entries, but would still be appropriate to show informal letter writing.

  24. Celeste

    A teacher gives kids a blank book to write in during center time At first the kids use it to write nasty things to each other, but after things get out of hand they decide to write a collaborative story Very gender stereotyped book girls like horses and tutus, boys like snot and butt jokes and never the twain shall meet.

  25. Natalia

    This book is fun each students write what they want and what happend at school each day.A lot of fun is in this book, girls hid in the girls bathroom the book because they think boys write mean things about girla specialy of Lizzy and Yoshi but the boys found the book and hided in boys bathroom.But at the hed everybody was happy.

  26. Talia

    Mrs Wurtz sets up a journal in her class s writing center for her students to find and write inwhat happens is a lesson in teasing, forgiveness, and learning to work together If you ve ever had a diary or passed notes in school, this book will bring back memories The drawings make this book so real, which is probably why kids relate to it so well.

  27. Kyle

    I didn t like how most of this book was the students calling each other names and fighting Not only does it set a bad example but it s also just uninteresting to read I can t imagine kids getting very excited about this book It doesn t have any of the charm of the Wimpy Kid books which I m sure it was modeled after.

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