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Meadowlark 5th Graders Bring History to Life with Living Wax Museum


May 1, 2019

Sara Chaffin characterizes Helen Keller, an American educator who overcame the challenge of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians, as well as co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. She was also the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

On Thursday, April 18, the fifth graders at Meadowlark Elementary held their Wax Museum in the school's gymnasium. A sizable crowd gathered to see the presentation of Heroes and Heroines who had made an impact on United States history.

Each student in turn approached the microphone and delivered a brief narrative in which he/she gave the historical figure's name and birth date. Then, these heroes or heroines shared something interesting about themselves or their lives, a detail about how they would like to be remembered, and a Did You Know fact.

After the oral presentations, the students...

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