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Announcing our 2012-13 After-School & Community Classes
“Take My Word For It!” teaches after-school and community-based programs throughout the San Francisco Bay area as well as in Northern Virginia.
Here are a variety of excerpts from our fall writing session. It was called, “Take Flight!” and explored all different aspects of flight, including flights of fancy, Amelia Earhart’s flight and the flight of the bumblebee. We also used free … Continue reading
These are some excerpts from our Fall session of writing with 2nd and 3rd graders. Our theme was “Take Flight” and we explored all different aspects of flight including Amelia Earhart’s journey, flights of fancy and flight of the bumblebee. … Continue reading
The Art Edition: On Wednesday, students created wire "characters" to sketch in different poses to aid in drawing their book characters. We learned about perspective to create backgrounds and different points of view. We discussed "visual flow" to make our … Continue reading
Our campers explored two inspiring free-write prompts yesterday, one about their name and one about an emotion. Here are some of the results: My name is Dante. My name is made from plastic. I found my name in a cereal box … Continue reading
Odes Ode to Jolly Ranchers, by LukeI love you Jolly Ranchers.You bring your wild flavor to my mouth,Even though I don't know what it is. When you plop onto my tongue,My taste buds run right to you. You last forever in my … Continue reading
Can You Use All These Words In A Story?
Odes to Food “Everthing was lasagna, lasagna everywhere dripping like rain.” -Roshan “A crunchy goodness/a wave of taste/a plate of flavor/as big as a mountain of deliciousness/it explodes in crumbs…” – Ben “Crispy crunchy/crackles crisply/fried as perfect…delicious when you bite … Continue reading
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Story Starters: Behind the door…
Recipe of Me by Alyssa 1. Get out your bowl and put in 50,000 gallons of fun. 2. Then put in 25 pints of milk. 3. Get your spoon and stir it. It should look like fun mixed with milk. … Continue reading