Quotes, Adjectives and Writing Workshop

4/24/13: We have received responses from almost all of our interviewees, and students are hard at work reading the words of Portlanders and choosing quotes for their guidebook articles:

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Today we discussed the role of adjectives in persuasive writing. We read Many Luscious Lollipops together and recorded some of the Powerful Adjectives we heard:

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During writing time, students tried to finish their organizers so they could move on to their rough drafts:

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And during choice time, students created more artwork for the guidebook:

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Klara, our city planner, is hard at work creating images of all the famous fountains in town:

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And our restaurant owner, Cailin, with help from Emily, finalized her gourmet menu:

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At the end of the day, we watched our Portland Project News Update together:

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