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Jun 2

June 2, 2012

Authentic Writing Turns Kids into Super Heroes

Authentic Writing Turns Kids into Super Heroes

After we completed our district writing test, the class had about two weeks to until Spring Break.  I decided, instead of starting my Imaginary writing unit and then having almost two weeks off (budget reduction days tagged onto the start and end of the week off), I would have the students work on a life skill writing project.  The project was simple, our class was to teach the life skill of being responsible to the school at an upcoming assembly….

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Jun 2

June 2, 2012

The Design of a World, All Their Own.

The Design of a World, All Their Own.

Students are putting their finishing touches on their Create-a-World projects. Wednesday, the 23rd, teams will introduce and showcase their worlds to the class. Some amazing worlds have been created this year. We discovered a planet that was in such civil war, that it was eventually blown apart so that the war would finally be over between boys and girls. Now our heroes from the two sides must find a way to reverse the damage and save their planet. We were…

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