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Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry Allard

Miss Nelson Is Missing! (original 1977; edition 1985)

by Harry Allard, James Marshall

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Title:Miss Nelson Is Missing!
Authors:Harry Allard
Other authors:James Marshall
Info:Sandpiper (1985), Paperback, 32 pages
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Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry Allard (1977)


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This story is about children who need to have their behavior in check. The classroom has a rude awakening when the sweet teacher gets replaced with a sour mean teacher. This book would be great for k-4th grade. For instruction use, I can teach comparison with venn diagrams. I can compare the two teachers and I can also ask the children to reflect on the behavior students should use in the classroom. ( )
  maria.baltazar | Feb 18, 2017 |
Miss Nelson is Missing written by James Marshall and Harry Allard is a story about what a teacher will do in order to get her disruptive class to mind. The illustrations are very interesting and really depict the character's characteristics very well despite the simple way they are drawn. This book is a good book to engage the students to guess what the story is about or what could have happened to Miss Nelson. ( )
  Jennaroo82 | Feb 5, 2017 |
This book can be used in grades K-3. In k-1 the book can be used as a read-aloud to help teach compare and contrast and it can also be read as a back to school book. In 2-3 the book can be used as a read to self book to have the students practice inferring about what has happened to Miss Nelson.
  mwilcox02 | Jan 30, 2017 |
"Miss Nelson is Missing!" is a classic children's book that will have readers wondering, making inferences, and stirring with curiosity. This book is perfect for young readers, especially as a read aloud for a young class who could benefit from a lesson about a rude and rowdy class. The illustrations in this text are quite dated and may not keep students fully engaged, but the message behind the story is funny, creative, and will have students asking questions and engaged in conversation. ( )
  hannahlowe | Nov 20, 2016 |
What a great book to read to your students before you have to leave for a trip! They will be a little more hesitant about acting up in class once they have heard this story about the awful substitute teacher that this class received. This is a childhood favorite of mine. ( )
  MaryHannahSwan | Nov 10, 2016 |
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For My Sister Jacqueline - H. A.

For Nedd Takahaski - J. M.
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The kids in room 207 were misbehaving again.
The kids in room 207 were misbehaving again.
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The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling.  Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school.
So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don’t proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute Miss Viola Swamp appears on the scene, they start to regret their own wicked ways. James Marshall’s scritchy, cartoonish full-color ink and wash illustrations are hilarious. A back-to-school perennial!

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The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute.

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