BES Students Make Homemade Corn Muffins & Butter

Mrs. Starla’s class celebrated the completion of the captivating tale of “Sarah, Plain and Tall” by Patricia MacLachlan. The story paints a picture of Sarah’s journey from Maine, life on the prairie, and finding ones place in the world. All while Anna and her younger brother Caleb wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she sing? Will she stay?

To celebrate the conclusion of their fiction students read a recipe, measured ingredients, and set the time for homemade corn muffins. While other students churned homemade butter. Afterwards we enjoyed our delicious snack and watched the movie of “Sarah, Plain and Tall”. Students pictured making a life connection to the story that they explored. Alex Brown and Mickey Spicer are enjoying making fresh butter. As Aiden Thompkins diligently mixes corn muffin batter. Sydney Graves and Nick Reppert present their final product. Members of Mrs. Starla’s class take a moment to capture their experience, members are Jack Childress, Zachary Davidson, Haley Hopkins, Cameron Smith, Aiden Thompkins, Daniel Hunsucker, Gavin Isaacs, and Addison Gilbert. Students were able to make connections to the characters in the tale through the hands-on tasty activity.

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