Amelia Bedelia Celebration
Herman Parish is coming to our school in February
AMEDIA BEDELIA AUTHOR VISIT
The FUN with Amelia Bedelia starts here! Answer the questions along the way.
1. What is the name of the South Carolina city where Peggy Parish lived?
2. How did Herman Parish know Peggy Parish?
3. What was the first book written by Herman Parish?
Watch the Sock Puppet preview about the Amelia Bedelia series ... It's funny
LISTEN to the Amelia Bedelia story. Find out how LITERAL MINDED Amelia Bedelia thinks while she works.
5. Explain what she should have done.
6. Name another thing that Amelia Bedelia does her way.
7. Explain what she should have done.
Now listen to another Amelia Bedelia story when she is trying to find a new job ...
9. Name three silly things Amelia Bedelia does in the story.
Amelia Bedelia-isms --- Read each one to find your favorite.
10. has 3 answers:
- Identify the one you like best
- Tell what she should have done.
- Then explain why you chose this Amelia Bedelia-ism.
A. In Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia, Amelia is making cakes and pies for the family to eat. On the list is a date cake. She wonders where to get dates on such short notice, Amelia finds a calendar, clips out all of the dates and dumps them into her cake batter.
B. In the first Amelia Bedelia book, The list of chores includes "dust the furniture." She locates the dusting powder in the bathroom and carefully spreads it over all of the furniture in the house.
C. In the same book Amelia Bedelia is asked to "Draw the drapes." What's a girl to do but get out her sketchpad and doodle a drawing of the curtains?
D. In Amelia Bedelia Helps Out she makes tea cakes by using tea as an ingredient.
E. Once Amelia Bedelia's list read to make a chicken dinner. That night, Mr. and Mrs. Rogers sat down to a eat dinner. They were served a meal that chickens would eat ... cracked corn.
F. In Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia, the literal minded Amellia was told "steal home plate."
She picked up the baseball bases and ran home.
G. The first book written by Herman Parish was Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia. Amelia was asked to take a fork in the road. She started looking for a fork to go with a knife and spoon.
H. In Calling Doctor Amelia Bedelia, A patient calls to report that she's "caught a bug," Amelia's told the patient to let the bug go.
THIS ENDS THE QUESTIONS YOU NEED TO ANSWER ON PAPER.
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