Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 28, 2011 – What is Happiness?

Happiness means different things to different people.  I want to know what happiness is to YOU.  What does it look like?  What does it smell like?  Taste, feel, and sound like?  Yes, I asked about your five senses because I … Continue reading

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October 24, 2011 – The Story Behind the….

There’s a story to this picture.  What do you think it is?

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October 21st – “Step Away from the Candy!”

Halloween is coming up. Ooodles of candy are going to be eaten. Now imagine you are a piece of candy, and you are facing the mouth and teeth of a trick-or-treater. You must convince the child you should not be eaten but … Continue reading

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October 18th – “That’s My Job”

Pretend you can choose any job you want. What would your day be like? Describe your day. Use sensory details to describe a day in your life doing what you have chosen to do as a job.

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Great Writing Treasure Hunt

We have discussed many aspects of good writing:  interesting introductions, effective transitions, varied use of different sentence types, great use of strong verbs and descriptive adjectives, and conclusions that efficiently wrap up the writing without sounding like a repeat of … Continue reading

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