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About the Buzzing Bee

Grades:

4 5 |

Subject:

writing |

Date:

May 29, 2009

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This lesson plan incorporates the Newsy video with the movie “Spellbound” and the book Phoebe and the Spelling Bee. This news video reports on the Scripps Spelling Bee and how the world receives the competition. Students will make connections between the three forms of media, create Venn diagrams and write new endings to the book.