Sunday, April 19, 2015

April 18 Meeting

Today's meeting kicked off with Dr. Hundley reading a section of Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming, where the author explains the origins of her name. Students then had a chance to write stories about where their names came from. We learned a lot of interesting tidbits about the students and their families.

Next, students proofread and wrote final copies of their "Where I'm From" poems. These poems will be compiled into a book that students will receive at our final meeting of the year. After their final copies were written, we headed outside for students to have a snack and burn off some energy.

Micrography portraits were our last activity of the day. Students traced their photos onto tracing paper. They then transferred the image to a sheet of white paper. Next, students wrote words to describe themselves on the outlines of their photos. Finally, they went over the words in marker. They turned out beautifully!

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