Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School kindergarten students proudly display books in which they are pictured as community workers
Sixty students attending the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Southeast D.C. are now characters in four different books produced through the LIVING STORYBOOK Project which is a special literacy program developed by Do The Write Thing of DC, a tax exempt nonprofit:
- I Know My Community Workers features Pre-Kg3/4 students pictured in costumes representing 17 community workers including a doctor, nurse, vet, judge, fire fighter, police officer. Information is provided on the duties of these helpers and where they work.
- Rashad and the Gold Medallion features Kindergarten students pictured in costumes representing community workers learning the value of sharing.
- Superheroes Fight Bullying with Kindness features First Grade boys and girls and Second Grade boys dressed as superheroes. The book encourages children and parents to perform acts of kindness. (BOOK PRESENTATION: May 15, 2017; 5:00 pm)
- My Dollie and Me: Superheroes Fighting Bullying with Kindness features Second Grade girls dressed as superheroes. The book encourages children and parents to perform acts of kindness. (BOOK PRESENTATION: May 22, 2017; 5:00 pm)
After school, during Mondays in May, each group of children is being presented their books followed by games/activities based on the books. The first and second graders will sing friendship songs, recite a KINDNESS pledge, play BULLY BUSTING B-I-N-G-O and KINDNESS B-I-N-G-O, plus participate in STEM/arts and crafts activities that include coloring and decorating superhero masks and using LEDs and coin batteries to make them light up, as well as making Hulk SMASH (green slime).
All four books are available in full-color hardbound and softbound versions at amazon.com.