Emotions in Motion

In class we have been working on ways to make our writing more descriptive. We often discuss ways to “paint a picture” for our reader. Chris van Allsburg was a master at this. Each student agreed that we could imagine the way that his books would look even...

Simile Snowball Fight!

This week we have been discussing descriptive writing.  We have been learning about how adding adjectives and similes can help to build a story that the reader can step right into.  Yesterday we came up with some similes and adjectives that describe winter.  We then...

A Week as Crazy as Black Friday – Similes

This week we did many things.  We did fun activities like multiplication bingo, made our second Z was Zapped letter, and we made similes.  A simile is when you compare two words using like or as.  A few examples are: Everybody did a great job.  In social studies, we...

A Week as Crazy as Black Friday – Similes

This week we did many things.  We did fun activities like multiplication bingo, made our second Z was Zapped letter, and we made similes.  A simile is when you compare two words using like or as.  A few examples are: Everybody did a great job.  In social studies, we...

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