Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Arts of Speech Part 2: Recreating Pictures with Words

by Matthew Baganz In the second part of his Arts of Speech lesson plan, Matthew Baganz shows students how words can create and communicate visual images. Read Part 1 of the lesson plan here.  Grade: 3–5 Genre: Descriptive prose Download: The Arts of Speech Part 2: Recreating Pictures with Words Common Core Standard: ELA-Literacy.W.3-5.3 Write narratives…

Nice Poetry

Nice Poetry by Isabella C. (3rd grade) I am a small child with a big imagination. I am a beautiful black horse hiding in the night. I am a dolphin jumping out of the ocean in a sunset of fire. I am a beautiful aroma soaring through the sky, making the world follow me. I…

Light

Light by Cerentha (3rd grade) I am the glittering pool of light forged by the full moon in the lake on a dark, dark night. I am the twinkling stars in the sky, glowing so bright, though I’m not sure why. I am the sparkling gems underground, some of them pointy and some of them…

Teachers & Writers Magazine

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