The Year of Miss Agnes By Kirkpatrick Hill : The Year of Miss Agnes By Kirkpatrick Hill A Timeline Presentation Chapter 1: Chapter 1 In a small village in Alaska, one of the teachers left the school because she did not like the smell of fish. Everybody ate fish for lunch! Chapter 2: Chapter 2 A new teacher wearing pants came to the village. Her name was Miss Agnes. Chapter 3: Chapter 3 During the first day of school Miss Agnes put a map of the world on the wall and brought a record player. Chapter 4: Chapter 4 Fredericka, who is telling the story, talks about life in the village during winter. They trapped beavers at winter camp. Chapter 5: Chapter 5 Miss Agnes gave the students new pencils, crayons, markers, and paper. They laughed about a color called “flesh.” Chapter 6: Chapter 6 Miss Agnes taught the children how to write their name and birth date. She also read “Robin Hood” to them. Chapter 7: Chapter 7 Miss Agnes showed the children, on the map, where they went hunting in the winter. Chapter 8: Chapter 8 Fredericka’s sister, who was deaf, came to school. Miss Agnes taught her sign language. Chapter 9: Chapter 9 In November many children left school to go to the trapline with their families. Marie stayed home to take of her brothers and sisters. Chapter 10: Chapter 10 There was a dance in the village and everyone came. Miss Agnes did not like to dance. Chapter 11: Chapter 11 Miss Agnes made a timeline that had Robin Hood, the war in England and the Russians coming to Alaska. Chapter 12: Chapter 12 The children listened to music on the record player and learned about fairy tales. Chapter 13:
Chapter 13 One day two boys went out to cut a
tree. It was 50 below zero. All the needles fell off on the way home!
Chapter 14: Chapter 14 The kids did not like to read Dick and Jane. So Miss Agnes wrote books about each one of them so they could read. Chapter 15: Chapter 15 Miss Agnes taught the children how to speak properly. They shouldn’t say gots instead of has. Chapter 16: Chapter 16 It was spring and Miss Agnes prepares to go home to England. Everyone was sad. Chapter 17: Chapter 17 In September when everyone returned from fish camp, Miss Agnes was in her Cabin! Everyone was happy! A Book Report: A Book Report By Samuel Aparicio Drawn Into The Heart Of Reading By Carrie Austin, M. Ed. 4 th Grade September 12, 2011