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Denton Elementary School

305 W Salisbury St | Denton, NC 27239 phone Phone: 336-242-5708 phone Fax: 336-242-5713
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One School, One Book 2017

In October and November our school will be doing our 2nd Annual One School, One Book program. This year every child will receive a copy of the same book – The Mouse and the Motorcycle – and asked to read it at home with their parents or family.


Thank you for helping us to build a community of readers at Denton Elementary. Please use the following reading schedule with your child and invite him/her to participate in our weekly trivia questions. 


Vocabulary Lists for each chapter: click here


Week 1:

Friday, 10/20/17:             Books Distributed, Chapter 1 – The New Guests

Tuesday, 10/24/17:           Chapter 2 – The Motorcycle

Wednesday, 10/25/17:        Chapter 3 – Trapped!

Thursday, 10/26/17:          Chapter 4 – Keith

Friday, 10/27/17             Chapter 5 – Adventure in the Night


Week 2:

Monday, 10/30/17:            No school for students: Teacher Workday

Tuesday, 10/31/17:            Chapter 6 – A Peanut Butter Sandwich

Wednesday, 11/01/17:         Chapter 7 – The Vacuum Cleaner

Thursday, 11/02/17:           Chapter 8 – A Family Reunion

Friday, 11/03/17:             Chapter 9 – Ralph Takes Command

Wear your mouse whiskers and mouse ears to school day on 11/03/17



Week 3:

Monday, 11/6/17:              Chapter 10 – An Anxious Night

Tuesday, 11/7/17:              Chapter 11 – The Search

Wednesday, 11/8/17           Chapter 12 – An Errand of Mercy

Thursday, 11/9/17:              Chapter 13 – A Subject for a Composition

Wear your mouse shirt or motorcycle shirt to school day on Thursday, 11/9/17


Design a Helmet for Ralph using a PING PONG ball and submit to the media center. Top design will win a Scholastic Dollars certificate for the Book Fair in November.

DEADLINE for helmets: Monday, 11/6/17



Try to answer our daily trivia questions
Ralph is out: take a picture of the Book cover out on the town or on an adventure and share them on our facebook page (or email picture to
Write a poem about the book and read it on the morning news show

 To listen to the chapters listed below, click on the link:

 Ch. 1: Dr. Greer