Odysseus and the Cyclops – A Fictional Narrative Writing Lesson

This narrative writing lesson uses the classic story, The Odyssey, and the cliffhanger that the story concludes with to motivate students to write a good to bad story. My kids had so [Continue Reading]

Hey Little Ant

Children are intrigued by the opened ended question at the conclusion of the book, Hey Little Ant by Phillip Hoose. This book lends itself perfectly to writing a persuasive/ opinion paper. In [Continue Reading]