Monday, March 23, 2009

Through the eyes of a child: 'Pee Wee's Big Adventure'


A couple of weeks ago, I let the 1st and 2nd grade students in my after school class watch Tim Burton's Pee Wee's Big Adventure. They loved the film from the opening dream sequence at the Tour de France all the way to the drive-in movie finale. One student loved the film so much that he wrote the following synopsis of the film as a writing assignment for his regular 2nd grade class.

Thought you might want to take a look at it:

"Piwi Herman and the Wonderful Bike"
By Josiah


Once upon a time there was a man acting like a child. His name was Piwi Herman. One ight, Piwi Herman had a dream about his bike. He was in a bike race. He is number zero. He was on that bike going fast. he won the race. Piwi Herman wins.Ring Ring! Ring Ring! Time to wake up. When he got up he said "Good morning sun."

He taped his dog [Editor's Note: A deleted scene?]. He went vrom vrom with his firetruck in his pj's. He went over his cho cho train and slide down the pole. He had many inventins. When he got down and was ready he pushed a button and sereal went n a windmill basjen it whept around and arond it pored in to a bowl and a hand reached and put it in to a nother hand with milk the milk pored and the hand pulled the milk up. It put the milk in the revrostrator and his crevid was ready when he was. When he finished, he whent to his back yard and pulled sertaht branches wich mode doors. The last one was the one to his wonderful bike when he got on the front porch his rich next dor naber said, "Today is my birthday and I can have anything I want and I whand your bike," said the rich boy. "NO!" said Piwi. The rich boy took his bike to a show, when he found it, then he had a cool bike performans. It was on TV where people can watch it and thats the end.


Anonymous ghtx said...

That synopsis was written much better than most on imdb.

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Blogger Teachie Ray-Ray said...

Well, at least the kid steals from the best!

8:38 PM  
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