ELA Monsters – How to Use Digital Boom Cards to Learn Figurative Language by Fighting Monsters

ELA Monsters – How to Use Digital Boom Cards to Learn Figurative Language by Fighting Monsters

“The old tales tell of such wizardly barriers, which open not to a key such as ye can put in your pocket, but to a rhyme or a riddle’s answer.”Cecilia Dart-Thornton. The Ill-Made Mute. 2007. p. 245 I grew up reading folk tales where language was...

Shared Writing

Half stories -a 20 min writing exercise, for two or more people! 1. Write the first half of a story in 10 minutes – introduce a scenario, character/s and a problem. 2. Exchange your half story with your friend’s. (If you’re in a big group do this randomly.) 3....

Oracles of a Chimera

“We haven’t talked much lately,” Lily said reproachfully, twisting her pale white hands together. She always liked to reprimand her husband before she told him something important. It tended to make him more receptive. Tonight however, he didn’t pay any attention. He...