writing

Mar
24

Materials In All Phases of The Writing Process

The kindergarten and first grade children in Cottonwood have been preparing to publish stories about characters that they invented and developed over time. These characters include hummingbirds, snapping turtles, crabs, ladybugs, deer, a peach, many different kinds of owls, and even a hiker named “Mikey Hikey.” In the early stages of writing, the children were […]

By Sarah MacPherson | Teaching and Learning
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Nov
10

Growing and Celebrating Writers

A writing life is a life  with all the windows and doors open * * * * * * * -Julia Alvarez  Ideas are all around -Philip C. Stead  These two quotations were an instrumental part of launching writing work in Opal 3 this year. We wanted to dispel the idea that the writers we […]

By Hannah Chandler | Intermediate
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