Miss Nelson is Missing! won the Colorado Children’s Book Award in In the same year as Miss Nelson Is Missing, Allard’s own favorite, It’s So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House, was published. Eventually, this book was made into a full-length cartoon feature for television. Miss Nelson’s class is the worst behaved in the whole school. Spitballs flying across the room, paper airplanes sailing every which way and uncontrollable children send gentle, long-suffering Miss Nelson over the edge. But the students of Room are in for a surprise when Miss Nelson goes missing and is replaced by Viola Swamp. The book, Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard is just that. It is a good book with a good moral and behavior lesson. A really nice teacher has a classroom of crazy, disruptive students. She all of a sudden goes missing and the teacher is replaced with a mean teacher, Miss Swamp/5.
Review is also on: Rabbit Ears Book Blog Her name was Miss Viola Swamp and her mood was as ugly as her black dress. The kids think Viola Swamp is a witch and is so mean because she yells at them, gives him a lot of homework, and makes them work extra hard. The children continue to disobey Miss Nelson, then one day Miss Nelson disappears. I would use this book to help my students begin to think critically about mysteries and help them learn what they should pay attention to when trying to read mysteries. We as readers are introduced to a classroom full of misbehaving students. I read this book as a child. Paul W.
Refresh and try again. Lastly, Detective McSmogg appears to be un unhelpful detective. The next day at school Miss Nelson did not arrive in Room So begins this quirky classic, first published in and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. These days it seems like kids never respect anyone; they're rude, nasty and cruel a lot of the time to their parents and teachers, but this book serves as a reminder to treat others the way you'd like to be treated. Original Title.
This humorous tale of a teacher in disguise is told in third person narrative and snappy dialogue. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The reader is able to follow the story outside and stay engaged. The students go in search of their teacher but to no avail. I think this book is a great way to teach students how to appreciate things and to be on their good behavior because you never know what will happen if you're misbehaving. It is a fun book to read out loud! The students begin missing Miss Nelson and when she finally returns, the students have learned their lesson and never misbehave again.