What if both Green brothers were in town for the filming? What if the brothers decided to take a break and visit local classrooms, surprising teachers and students? Talk about awesome. Imagine the door opening.
Portable classrooms in Florida, are stand-alone rectangles, strung together by side walks. The portables open right to the outside.
As the classroom door opens, the sun shines in. The class sees the door-shaped sun patch stretch across the floor. Students blink at the bright light. We turn toward the door. We see only shadows at first, two, tall, lanky shadows, likely jean-clad. It wouldn't take a minute for us to recognize such celebrity guests.
Can you imagine?
That was my teacher day dream today. A day dream I shared with a student who'd written about Papertowns in her reading journal this morning. The student was telling me about talking to her agent about the Papertowns movie. I shared my day dream based on Green's tweet. For a minute we were fans together talking about a book we love. We were having the kind of excited conversation that the rest of the room quiets down to listen to.
When I looked up everyone was listening. Jessi and I shared a smile and right then the door flew open.
The wind caught it and sun spilled into the room. It was as if we all held our breath at the same time. Could it be? What if?
Everyone turned to the door, eyes wide.
In walked the fire marshal with a custodial escort. We laughed. Perfect timing
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