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JoBeth Griffin
Book: A Sick Day for Amos McGee
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee
By Phillip Stead and Erin Stead
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Humble and Kind Instrumental by Tim McGraw- Background
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Narrator sitting in a chair at the library. Shelves of books are behind


the narrator. The narrator is holding the book (A Sick Day for Amos
McGee) at chest level.

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Hello Students! Do you know what it means to be kind? Did you
know it takes very little effort to show someone you care? Let me
introduce you to a book that holds a special place in my heart. A
Sick Day for Amos McGee by Phillip Stead and Erin Stead.

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Kindness on a
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#2 Child opening a
door for a friend.
(Photo taken of my
child opening a door
for my husband)
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#3 Children sharing
toys.
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his friend sharing
toys.)
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Kindness

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(Visual #1) What does kindness mean to you? Some show kindness
through their actions. This can be as simple as (visual #2) opening a
door for a friend or (visual #3) sharing your toys.

#1 The words
Kindness on a
black screen with
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#1 Words Please and


Thank You

#2 Child writing a
letter.

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Others show kindness through their words. This can be as simple as
saying please and thank you or writing a friendly letter.

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#1 The
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Who
can you
be kind
to?

#2 Picture of
my family.

#3 Picture of
my son and his
friends.

#4 Picture of
strangers on
a park
bench.

#5 Picture
of animals.

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(Visual #1-Pause 5 seconds) Who can you be kind to? Thats easy. We
can be kind to members of our family (Visual #2-pause 5 seconds),
friends (Visual #3-Pause 5 seconds), strangers (Visual #4-pause 5
seconds) and even animals. (Visual #5-pause 5 seconds).

Picture of Amos McGee

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Close up of Amos McGee
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In the story, A Sick Day for Amos McGee you will encounter a
gentleman named Amos who is kind hearted. He shows us all how
to be kind to others-even animals. Read as Amos displays
kindness through his words and actions.

Picture of Amos McGee sitting on his bed sick.

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Close up of Amos McGee
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But who will show Amos kindness in his time of need. Has Amos
lead by example? Will others return the favor and be kind to him?

Narrator sitting in a chair at the library. Shelves of books are behind


the narrator. The narrator is facing the camera. Narrator picks up
book and holds at chest when reading the line Find a copy of A
Sick Day for Amos McGee in our library.

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Close up of Amos McGee
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Here at Liberty Elementary we are focusing on our initiative

#Bekind. Dont miss the opportunity to read a story of kindness.


Find a copy of A Sick Day for Amos McGee in our library.
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#BeKind

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Close up of Amos McGee
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And remember Be Kind Liberty Elementary.

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee By Phillip Stead and Erin Stead
Published by: Roaring Book Press May 2010
Narration: JoBeth Griffin
Music Humble and Kind instrumental by Karaoke Pro
Image Credits:
Personal photos of JoBeth Griffin
Strangers on a Park Bench-Creative Commonshttps://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/tag/calculatingretirement-savings/
6) JoBeth Griffin- Georgia Southern University FRITT

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Be Humble and Kind Instrumental (Tim McGraw)
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