Next, Happy Veteran's Day! I'm amazed at the sacrifices they have made in the past, today, and will make in the future! They honor our flag, defend our freedom, and put I behind you and me! I salute you!
Now, reflecting on a writing activity my Multi-agers did on Thursday and Friday (and some are still illustrating). We wrote our first persuasive writing piece. We wrote to our Village President to propose an idea for a lot of green space across from our school. Last year we had a horrible fire in our village and it destroyed the building that was across from our school. Now, the lot is busy with grass! We want it busy with a bowling alley, a pool, a mall, salon, amusement park, etc. (just a few of our ideas).
I was impressed by their clever suggestions and the reasons why the Village President should choose their idea. (we discussed at length how one needs to support their proposal with reasons, facts, figures, etc.)
Now, we just need to send them! I am hoping he will respond to our proposals! Definitely purposeful and authentic writing! (two samples...they are illustrating their proposals on separate paper)