Literature 60: Ron Austin Reads an Excerpt from “Avery Colt is a Snake, A Thief, A Liar”

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Author Ron Austin reads an excerpt from the final story is in his linked collection of stories, “Avery Colt Is a Snake, A Thief, A Liar.”  Have students view the video and then discuss what they notice about Mr. Austin’s writing.  What picture do they get of the characters involved?  What is their reaction to Mr. Austin’s descriptions and choice of words?

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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