Iowa Public Television

K-12 Connections Event
Arthur Goes to Camp
Subject Area:
    Language Arts/Communication

Summer is near and students will enjoy hearing the story Arthur Goes to Camp by Marc Brown since they may share some of Arthur's feelings about staying at a camp. Join an interactive discussion of story elements, writing activities and great publishing ideas for Arthur stories. Students will also practice writing postcards that they will finish in the classroom. Get ready to register for fun at camp now...see you in the ICN cabin!

Teachers registering for this event agree to provide each student with the following materials:

  • a pencil
  • 1 sheet of 8 1/2 by 11 plain paper

Following the ICN session, registrants receive a complimentary book pack of Writing Activities Just for Young Learners and Get Out! Outdoor Activities or alternate titles by mail.

Teachers may wish to download and print a copy of the Character Book Directions from the Classroom Resources prepared and compiled by IPTV K-12 Connections staff.

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Classroom Resources:

The following related programs are available on IPTV's broadcast or from the AEAs: (Check the K-12 Classroom Television ( Web site for broadcast dates and times.)

  • ARTHUR: (Grade Level: PreK-3)

Sessions are provided at no cost by Iowa Public Television in collaboration with the Iowa Communications Network to PK-12 students and the adults working with or on behalf of PK-12 students in Iowa. If you are not employed by a school district or an AEA please register at library sites only.

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Contact Person:
Abby Brown or Debbie Wineland

(800) 532-1290 or (515) 242-4181
Offering Dates & Times: Registration Deadlines:
May 15, 2014
 Thursday, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Audience: Grades 1-4
Friday, May 9, 2014
May 15, 2014
 Thursday, 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Audience: Grades 1-4
Friday, May 9, 2014
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