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Writing with Writers

Writing with Writers

Welcome to Shel Silverstein BoomWriter Teaching Tips Free Classic AudioBooks. Digital narration for the 21st Century Giggle Poetry Poetry EngineTeaching Tips English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics What is... What is something you dislike about yourself? What is something you do well? What is your favourite room in your home and why? What is a good neighbour? What if... What would happen if you could fly whenever you wanted? What do you think... What do you think of 3D movies? What...misc. What do you like most about yourself? How... How do you feel when it's your birthday? I wish... I wish I had a million... When... When you are angry, how do you look? Which... Which quality best describes your life--exciting, organised, dull--and why? Why... Why is it important to be honest? Misc... Do you think there is too much fighting on t.v.

Poet-to-Poet Project For National Poetry Month 2014, we introduced Poet-to-Poet, a multimedia educational project that invites young people in grades three to twelve to write poems in response to those shared by some of the award-winning poets who serve on the Academy of American Poets Board of Chancellors: Poet Laureate of California Juan Felipe Herrera, National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Edward Hirsch, NEA and Guggenheim Fellow Jane Hirshfield, Lannan Foundation Fellow Naomi Shihab Nye, Pulitzer Prize-nominee Ron Padgett, Jackson Poetry Prize-winner Arthur Sze, and cofounder (with Allen Ginsberg) of the Naropa Institute Anne Waldman. We also worked with a curriculum specialist to design a series of activities, aligned with the Common Core for teachers to use in the classroom. go to the lesson plans

Primary Wall Teaching Tips 14 Brilliant Uses for Mind Maps – Engage Your Whole Brain Mind maps engage your whole brain and allow you to see the big picture. A mind map is a whole-brain method for generating and organizing ideas which is largely inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s approach to note-taking. The concept was brought into the mainstream by Tony Buzan and is based on patterns found in nature, and on research on how humans think and how the brain works. In “How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci”, Michael J. These geniuses include Charles Darwin, Michelangelo, Mark Twain, and, of course, da Vinci. How to Create Mind Maps: Step-by-Step Instructions Mind maps represent a task or an idea in pictorial form with a minimum of words. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Draw anywhere from three to ten thick branches leading out from your central image/keyword.Make the branches curve and flow.Try to make each branch a different color.Choose an image and a keyword for each branch. Step 5. Step 6. Step 7. Step 8. Step 9. 14 Brilliant Uses For Mind Maps 1. 2. 3. What? 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

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