Author Julie Compton writes:
Daytona 500 Race. I’m sitting in the stands, watching the race, flipping through the “Official Souvenir Program.” On page 158, I come across the “Kid Zone” with a fill-in-the-blank puzzle. Anyone else see a problem with this “teaching” tool?
If the image isn’t clear, here’s an excerpt.
“The Daytona 500 is called ‘The Great American _____’ (verb) and has been won by 35 different _____s (verb).
…. Dale Earnhardt _____ (verb) the race in 1998. When he won, the rest of the _____s (verb) lined up on _____ (adjective) _____ (noun) to _____ (verb) his hand.
Julie: I think this is the perfect teaching tool. NASCAR Mad Libs. Go wild, kids.