Howler

A poem about equality

Brenna Schauer

February 4, 2018

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Why are we treated differently based on what we look like what we wear or by what we practice because frankly people are ignorant To look past all emotions All hardships And all the work that this person has gone through is...

Wed-nes-day

Mindy Do

January 26, 2018

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There was so much that she wanted to say. Her heart thumped like someone’s shivering teeth, urging hot blood through her veins and up to her head. Her mouth opened and closed, up and down, breathing in and out. Her lips quivered,...

Christmas Freewrites

Mindy Do and Naomi Armstrong

December 16, 2017

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  It had been three hours since John was sent to bed, wrapped in the cold sheets eagerly waiting for when the sun would rise and peek over the trees. For the light spreading across his room would mean morning and morning...

Writing Prompt – Pretend you are an elf! Write a journal entry about your day.

December 16, 2017

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Another Day in Christmas Town… Oh boy! Oh boy! Today was mighty swell. Yes, yes, yes it was! First I woke up at the crack of dawn for work. No big deal at all! As one of Santa’s elves, being happy is a requirement even if ...

Flight of Writing

Mindy Do

December 8, 2017

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Flight was unbelievable. It was nothing like she’d ever thought possible—it was an encounter with a unicorn, a sprint between the stars, a dance with the shadows of a torchlight. Her mind could barely grasp the fact that she...

The Three Little Pigs

November 25, 2017

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The students were given a point of view assignment during our analysis of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." Because Poe's short story is written from the first-person point of view, I wanted the students to think about...

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