Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau and his cabin are the only pictures on the walls of Alvin’s second grade classroom. Click HERE to learn more about Henry David Thoreau.

Your Very Own PDK

Alvin carries with him a PDK: personal disaster kit. Why does he do this? What purpose would it serve? What would you put in it? Explain in one paragraph what box you would use and what you would put into your PDK. Refer to chapter 2 for more about Alvin's PDK.

School Hacks for Kids

Alvin has lots of rules and is very good at analyzing what he needs in order to feel better. Do you have similar rules in life? Do you think about how you can change your ways in order to make your life better? Watch this video on hacks in order to see how you can make life easier!