Dear First Grade Families,
We have been reading many How Do Dinosaurs . . . bo oks
lately. We really love the ways that the stories are written
and love the illustrations to o!
This week as part of our library lessons and writing les-
sons we will be writing bo oks! O ur first grade students are
going to write a bo ok modeled after Jane Yolen and Mark
Teague’s How Do Dinosaurs . . . Series. Each student will create
their own new bo ok in the series, write the story and desig n a
new bo ok cover.
Scholastic B o oks is sponsoring a Create Your Own Cover
Contest and the grand prize is a visit from Mark Teague!
Entries will be sent from the scho ol and use the
scho ol address and phone number, but will
have your child’s name on it.
For more information and official contest
rules please visit:
You can access the link from Miss Smith’s
Teacher web, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We need your permission to send in your child’s Cover Art! Please check a choice
below and provide a signature. We need permission by Friday, January 29th.
_____ Yes, my child ___________________ has my permission to participate in the
Scholastic B o oks cover art contest.
_____ No, my child ____________________ does not have my permission to participate in
the Scholastic B ooks Cover art contest.
Parent Sig nature _______________________________
How Do Dinosaurs
1 How does a dinosaur __________________?
Does he _______________________________?
2 Does he ______________________________?
3 Does he _______________________________?
4 No! He _______________________________.
5 He ____________________________________
Teacher Name: Meghan Smith
Grade Level: 1st Grade
Scho ol Name: Hidden Forest Elementary Scho ol
Address: 802 Silver Spruce
San Antonio, Texas 78232
Phone Number: 210-491-8425