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Summer Writing Journal: Week 11

Yipes: How did the summer get by us so fast? The first thing you should do this week is make a list of anything you still want to do. Putt putt? Splash around in a creek? Find the best lemonade? Is … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Journal: Week 10

I have friends whose kids are starting back to school this week, so for some of you, summer has already ended. Still posting this week and next week, though, for those of you still plugging away. In my room: Pick … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Journal: Week 9

Firefly: Have you spent enough time looking at fireflies this summer? Spend some time in your backyard looking at them tonight. Jot down a few descriptive words. And then, you guessed it: write a short poem. Rate your camp: Did you … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Journal: Week 8

If I Ruled the World: Here’s a chance to get down some of your thoughts about your part of the universe, arranged in poem form. Your first line is: If I ruled the world. After that, it’s up to you. … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Journal: Week 7

That’s a Rap: A few summers ago we were totally into this rap made by some kids as part of a summer program. Today I bought some Takis because of them. So here’s an invitation for you to write a rap about what … Continue reading

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