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I Used To Think… But Now I Know.

April 10, 2014

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Tower’s fifth grade writing students recalled a few misunderstandings they had when they were younger. In this assignment entitled, I Used To Think…But Now I Know, students wrote about hundreds of things that they’ve been able to clear up. Not surprisingly, clouds, monsters and weather were common themes in this writing assignment. This is part two of a two-part post. Enjoy! I […]

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I Used To Think, But Now I Know

April 3, 2014

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Tower’s fifth grade writing students recalled a few misunderstandings they had when they were younger. In this assignment entitled, I Used To Think…But Now I Know, students wrote about hundreds of things that they’ve been able to clear up. Not surprisingly, clouds, monsters and weather were common themes in this writing assignment. Today’s post shares a few of the most unusual […]

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Snowflake. By Annelise

May 9, 2013

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Snowflake Written and presented by: Annelise I am a snowflake. I am different but the same. I fall through the night sky and rise in the day. When I fall I get nervous, as nervous a human being chased by time. I have no friends. I try to make them out of snow, but they […]

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Last Leaf on the Tree. By Sarah

May 8, 2013

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Last Leaf on the Tree Written and presented by: Sarah I am the last leaf. I am the last leaf on the tree, and the last soldier in battle. All my friends have danced to the ground, and ended their performance. At first I was proud, but now I feel lonely and neglected. One week […]

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The Grapefruit. By Rei

May 7, 2013

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The Grapefruit Written and presented by: Rei  Hi, I’m Georgia. I live here in Whole Foods, the grocery store. Oops! I totally forgot to tell you, I’m a grapefruit. I’m here today to tell you what usually happens on a daily basis. “Oh, hi Theo.” “Oh, hi Georgia.” He talked to me! Oops—sorry, off topic—he’s just […]

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Where I’m From. By Elsa

April 26, 2013

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This month, our fifth grade students were challenged to pick from among their favorite pieces of writing, and present them aloud to their classmates and a panel of teachers. Their work was judged based upon their written and oratory skills. Last week, four of those students were selected to represent their grade at an all-school […]

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