Monthly Archives: September 2018

A Collection of Haikus

Haiku of Peace by Peter E. (6th grade) A bark for a bite. Just a bullet for a life. A hug ends it all.   Helpful Haiku by Aydin A. (6th grade) Here is a haiku There’s seven syllables here And there is five here   Earth by Eleanor F. (6th grade) The cold moon…

Completing the Character Puzzle with Vignettes

by Jennie Weng  Character analysis is an important skill for writers to learn. However, too often students label characters with one-dimensional terms (e.g., good, bad, funny, evil, protagonist, antagonist).  Well-crafted characters are a lot like real people; they are complex. If students can understand this integral component of character analysis, they will not only be…

Teachers & Writers Magazine

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