"Dear Kiwanis..." Third graders love the dictionaries 2013.03.20

Written by David Green.

The Morenci Kiwanis Club has given away hundreds of dictionaries to Morenci third grade students since the annual project began in 2005.

Following is selection of the thank you notes received after this year’s Kiwanis members visit. 

Dear Kiwanis, 

Thanks for the dictionary. I can look up stuff like exstraorary. It means amazing. I can’t find it thou.

– Jessica

Thank you for the dictionary. I apresheated it. I like to look up words I don’t know and spell them correctly. Also what I loved to see in a dictionary was I got to learn about the planets and sign language.

– Rachel

I’m so thankful for my Student’s Dictionary. I love it so much. It helps me with the Presidents, math, and my solar system. I think it was very thoughtful of you to get us these dictionaries. It also gives me lots of knowledge.

– Emilee

I loved the dictionary. I can get smarter and smarter. I will use it every day. I will take it home. I will tell my family about it! Now I can learn new words. My new dictionary is a blast.

– Skye

Thanks for the dictionary. I like it. It is very cool. It talks about the world and all kinds of things. It’s so cool.

– Kaden

I love it very, very much. The first reason is because I can learn about all 8 planets. The second reason is that I can learn the A, B, Cs in sign language. The last reason is that I can learn more. The next thing I whant to tell you is that the dictionary helps me understand things. I need to tell you one last thing, I really love the dictionary.

– Katlyn

I like my dictionary. It makes me get more smarter. It gots all the world words. I like it so much. Thank you Kiwanis.

– Jorge

I like reading about the solar system. I really like my dictionary because I can learn more about it and other stuff.

– Eva 

I really like the dictionary. I like where they show the Presidents when they were born. I also like the sign language. Thank you for serving our countrie. I think you guys are really cool.

– David

Thank you for these amazing gifts you gave us. I adore them. My favorite is the math part. It is very educational. You are very thoughtful. All of the kids adore the dictionary.

– Claire

Tell the people 3rd grade love so so so so mach. You guys are the best ever in the world. Thank you for taking care of our comunity.

 – Kendyle

I love my dictionary especially because I have my own. My mom and I love Sign Language so I took it home and were surprised. I learned so much.

– Libby

Thank you for the dictionary. I love it. I can’t believe there’s a ruler in it. It tells you about yards, feet, oz, pounds. I’m actually so surprised.

– Hunter

Thank you for the dictionary. It is wonderful! It is cool! I didn’t now earth is the fith largest planet?

– Carsyn

Thank’s for the Dictionary. I loved the sign language. I allsowe love the longest work in the English language. It was so cool.

– Angelica

Mrs. Borton’s class LOVE the dictionaries. I can learn many NEW things from the dictionary. I like the sign language. You can talk to deaf people. is there things for blind people in my dictionary. 

– Kortney

[among other things…] I like to learn about the periodic table of the elements.

– Jacoby 

Thank you for taking your time to come over here and give us dictionarys. We’ve been using them for our cursive papers. What we do is we look up words that begin with a certain later and we write it down in cursive and makes it easery to do that.

– Emma

 They are awesome dictionaries. Guss what I am reading about. The solar system–planets, the map and the presidents. Guss how old George Washington is. February 22, 1732. Guss how old William J. Clinton. August 19, 1946. Oh and thank you so so so much for the dictionaries.

– Rylee

 

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