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Rachel’s Veteran’s Day Project

November 7th, 2013 · No Comments

This is Rachel’s Veteran’s Day Project she created in 4th grade this year. Original photo:

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Tags: littlesister · writing

Essay on Roman Myths

November 5th, 2012 · No Comments

This is an amazing essay Rachel wrote in class in September during their Rome unit in social studies. (CLICK TO VIEW LARGER VERSION)

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My Favorite Person Essay

October 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments

         Do you have that person in your life that makes you smile? That one lucky guy is my dad. I love him so much. He helps me with my homework. He loves to sing with me, and loves to cook with me. I love him and couldn’t imagine my life without him.   My […]

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Tags: dad · english · writing

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

September 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Portsmouth, New Hampshire listen to ‘Portsmouth, New Hampshire’ on Audioboo I always like fall best you can eat juicy lobster from Atlantic waters and peppermint bark and blueberries and sea salt and vinegar chips and lots of seafood and hot chocolate and maple syrup at the town square and walk to the bonfire outside at […]

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Tags: english · poetry · sister · writing

Character Essay

January 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Strolling through the open doorway of the classroom, he made his way to the back. Weaving in and out of desks, he only stopped to pick up a random pencil someone earlier had left, not even noticing that it was pink. even while slouching with his backpack slung lazily behind one arm he would stand […]

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Rachel’s Letter to President Obama

September 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Rachel (2nd grade, age 8) wrote this letter to President Obama this week in class.

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The Fire

August 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This is a poem I wrote for my English class: The Fire There was a fire ban that year But the carless campers left Leaving smoldering remains behind The fire that ate the forest   Wind whispered wordlessly in the trees The fire was given new life Like a new small heartbeat The fire that […]

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Tags: brother · english · poetry · writing

Going to the zoo

February 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hello. This is going to the zoo. I hope you love it! I made this from Story Patch on the iPad. Story Patch created the story when I answered the questions. Then I put in pictures. Download now or preview on posterous Going to the zoo.pdf (1940 KB) Sent from my iPad

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Tags: books · littlesister · writing

Yellow Cards

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments

A nice thing that my church does is we have a concept called yellow cards. What you do is you get a yellow card and write either an encouraging word to ….. or write on the prayer chain. Also in the bulletin they have a special section just for the people who need prayer. I […]

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Tags: christian · sister · writing

Sarah’s letter to her parents (as Mrs Horn)

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Sarah’s 5th grade teacher asked her to write a letter about her academic performance and school behavior to her parents, as if SHE was the teacher.

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Tags: sister · writing

Rachel’s 6 Year Old Book

September 13th, 2010 · No Comments

This was a story Rachel created in Manhattan in September 2009. I took photos of the story pages this month over the Labor Day weekend and created this digital storybook using the free iOS app “Storykit.” Here is the link!

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Burial Practices

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments

This is a project I did for English: Burial Practices We will always remember past kings or great heroes whether they had a great temples or not. The Inca had a very religious burial practices and afterlife. Like the kings of Egypt, important Incas were mummified and typically buried with their rare objects and provisions that would be needed […]

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Fictional Prank War

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments

This is a fictional story I wrote for English using google docs: Prank War It had been an interesting day at school, they had been introducing a couple of new programs. I was now thinking how this would change my day so I fumbled  with my key to open the door. What happened next was […]

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The Voice of Saruman

February 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is a english assignment I did: The voice of Saruman is very hard to resist, and if you don’t you’ll soon find yourself agreeing with what he is saying; and thinking that it is very wise. Even though the group is very pronounced with their thoughts and beliefs they still have a hard time […]

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George Frideric Handel

February 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is a german assignment that I did: George Frideric Handel was a great man and composer. He was born on Feb. 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany and died on Apr. 14, 1759 in London, England. He lived to be 74. Handel was raised by his mother, Dorothea Taust, and father, Georg Handel, who was […]

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The Night Before Valentine’s Day by Rachel

February 16th, 2010 · No Comments

“The Night Before Valentine’s Day” is a four page book my six year old wrote today. She is REALLY into writing, and I want to encourage her as an author / illustrator as much as possible. After she shared this with us tonight, we snapped four pictures of the pages using my iPhone, uploaded those […]

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Safety Tip: Don’t blow in a pencil sharpener

February 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Rachel shared the following safety tip as a drawing on her bedroom easel: Don’t blow in a pencil sharpener! She did recently, and the results were not pleasant for her. Technorati Tags: safety, pencil, sharpener, blow

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Tags: art · littlesister · writing

A Bowl of Fruit

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Rachel loves drawing on the easel in her bedroom. This is a recent drawing she made of “a bowl of fruit.” Awesome to see her language skills developing. How wonderful she LOVES to write!!! She has probably written 4 books in the past few weeks. Technorati Tags: art, drawing, writing, rachel

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On the homepage of ISTEconnects

June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Alexander’s photo reading in bed with his iPod Touch was on the homepage of the ISTEconnects blog today and in this ISTEconnects post. Full disclosure: I wrote the post! Technorati Tags: read, reading, #necc09, isteconnects, iste, ipod, touch, itouch

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Rachel writes a note (and shares an Audioboo)

May 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Rachel wrote the following note today as a marketing flyer for the “spa treatment business” she was offering with her sister. I asked her to read the words as an Audioboo: Listen! Rachel is just 5 and is finishing up pre-K. It is VERY exciting to see and help her make the reading/writing connection! Technorati […]

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Essay

May 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

This is a essay I wrote for school. Choosing Friends I came to Chisholm in the third grade so I don’t have as many memories as others. My best memory is the first day of school in Mrs. Fitzgerald’s class (or Mrs. Fitz. As I like to call her.) I was in a school three times […]

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Great ideas for blog posts

March 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Thanks to Mrs. Reagan for sharing the wonderful list, “Starting a blog? 12 ideas for blog posts” via her school’s blog tutorial wiki. Alexander and Sarah: If you’re having trouble coming up with an idea for a new blog post, this post she recommends is a great one to use for ideas! You might also […]

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Tags: writing

Time Capsule Letter

March 25th, 2009 · No Comments

This is a letter Alexander wrote to be placed into a time capsule, which will be opened in 10 years by students at his school. I asked him to read and record it in VoiceThread. He selected three photos to use, and recorded his letter this evening. Technorati Tags: writing, technology, history, time, capsule, education, […]

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39 Clues

February 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I just finest the book the 39 Clues, The Maze of Bones. There are ten books in this whole series and the cool thing is that all of them are written by all different authors so you get a feel for a different witting styles. The first book is written by Rick Riordan who wrote the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. If you have […]

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Rachel’s writing and drawing skills developing

January 10th, 2009 · No Comments

It is amazing to see how fast our 5 year old is growing up. Last night before Rachel and I watched the movie “WALLE” together, she drew the following picture on our living room whiteboard. If you click on this image and view it on Flickr, you can read the annotation notes I added with […]

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