Today we were lucky enough to have two famous poets, Sarah Holbrook and Michael Salinger, visit our school and talk to our fifth graders about writing. They shared different techniques for brainstorming topics, performed some of their own poems, and reminded us to always start with a "Version 1" ... and go from there! This week to prepare for their visit, students in A-010 read through some of their poems and chose a favorite to turn into an iMovie. This assignment gave students a chance to get to know the work of Holbrook and Salinger, match visuals to prose, and practice their fluency all at the same time. Be sure to ask your student to share their work with you!
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