Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower (Amelia Bedelia #3)
She's up to her antics again. Simply can't understand the directions given to her right. As usual Mr. and Mrs. Rogers doesn't check to make sure she understands.
What kind of irks me about this book though is that it seems all the laborers are dumb (to put it nicely). I was okay with Amelia being off kilter just for the hilarity of it, but its kind of annoying when it feels like all the laborers are the same. It's not exactly a nice message to portray.
It was an okay ...more
These stories are always very funny to kids ...more
For the classroom I think this would be a good choice for transitional readers. It has the look of a chapter book which will make it appealing to student ...more
Amelia Bedelia books are books that I have always enjoyed. I especially like this one because it is a good transition book and one that I think other students will enjoy as well.
Use in the Classroom:
This book could be used as an independent read for transitional readers as they are transitioning from beginning books into books that are more difficult. There are more words not the pages of this book and the book is formatted like a beginning chapter book. This book would be perf ...more
Interest Level: K-3
This a book that belongs to the humorous Amelia Bedelia series that is fun for students as they read about a hard working maid that takes everything that she is told literally. In this particular book, Amelia thinks that throwing a surprise shower means to actually shower the person with water and as she prepares for the shower she prunes the bushes by placing the fruit prunes all over them and ices fish by coating them in chocolate frosting. Students that ar ...more
Time: 10/17=10min 10/18=15min
Q1: Have you ever surprised someone?
A1: Yes, I have. I really like to surprise my friends, family and other people. When I was a high school student, all my class members got along well each other. We prepared our message and pictures which we wrote and took secretly toward the day of our graduation. Moreover, we put these things on a big cork board. And we g ...more
You know how when you read aloud and your eyes read ahead of what is actually coming out of your mouth, well half the time I was laughing so hard about something before I managed to read it out loud to my daughter. She kept giving me weird looks until I finally managed to read it to her.
It's been quite a few years since I've read the books but I loved every Amelia Bedilia book and plan on getting ah ...more
She's in trouble again!
Fun-loving Amelia Bedelia is in charge of a surprise wedding shower. And when she arrives with a garden hose, the entire party is turned into an uproarious mess!About the Author
Peggy Parish was born and grew up in Manning, South Carolina. Before moving to New York City, she taught school in the Panhandle country and in coal-mining areas. Her first job in New York City was with the Girl Scouts, and she now teaches the third grade at the Dalton School in Manhattan. Miss...more
Herman honored Peggy's life in his book, Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia, by writing in its dedication: "For Peggy Parish, the real Am ...more