Lakeview Elementary – Whitewater, WI
Students at Lakeview Elementary will be reading The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich and working with artist, Sally Koehler, to learn how to make literary themed collages with paper that they make themselves. The completed art work will be on display at the Big Read Finale to be held at Old World Wisconsin on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Monroe Elementary – Janesville, WI
Students at Monroe Elementary will be reading The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich and working with artist, Mark Denning. Denning, a member of the Oneida and Menominee tribes, will work with students for one week to study diverse aspects of WI Native American culture as they make connections to characters, themes and ideas in the book.