Grandma is ready to finish June's Summer Calendar History as follows:
June 18th Birthdays begin as follows:
June 18, 1942 Roger Ebert, movie critic, was born.
Book (1) gives an activity here called "Picks and pans-Have your (children) discuss the kinds of things critics like Roger Ebert talk about when reviewing a movie--for example, plot development, acting, musical score, originality, humor, suspense. Then have the kids read several movie reviews in the local newspaper. Afterward, show a film and ask each (child) to critique it, either orally or in writing.