Through my grant funded literacy station, me and my students accomplished an event called "The Living Museum." At this event, each student dressed as the character they studied, presented highlights from their research, and shared the videos they produced.
It is a huge plus that they know they are learning and becoming smarter as they share their new knowledge with others. One student commented, "I just love reading these books and learning about history!" Another student, after reading Ballpark Mysteries, began to read Who Was Babe Ruth? from our Reading Ignited books. As she read the book, she began to share her new knowledge with confidence and most importantly, a huge smile.