writing challenge: reflections

See Dick. See Jane. See Spot. See me. See Dick run. See Jane run. See Spot run. See me run. Run home, jacket unbuttoned, shoelaces coming untied waving a book in my right hand, and screaming “I can read; I can read.”

Dick and Jane run. I read

 

And, I spent the rest of the day reading to anyone who would listen. Eventually, only our cat was interested in the story. He was particularly curious about how Spot ran.

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14 thoughts on “writing challenge: reflections

  1. mo March 26, 2014 / 11:41 pm

    Love this!

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    • phylor March 27, 2014 / 8:14 am

      We are of the Dick, Jane, Spot, and Sally generation!

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  2. Rita McGregor March 25, 2014 / 3:33 pm

    I learned to Dick and Jane, too! Boy–does that bring back memories. :)

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    • phylor March 28, 2014 / 7:38 pm

      It’s weird to compare our reading “lists” with those of today’s students. I wonder if Dick and Jane would even be allowed!

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  3. phylor March 25, 2014 / 8:31 am

    A few years ago, Dick and Jane were “in” again. Barnes and Noble’s had a display table with reissues of the books, lunch boxes, games, notebooks, and other Dick and Jane memorabilia. I saw Dick. I saw Jane. I saw Spot. I saw Sally. See me want to buy.

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