Writing Workshop

5/1/13: For reasons unknown, several students arrived at school in costume today. Eli and Kain came as ‘hippies’:

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And Owen came as an ‘engineer’:

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We discussed our guidebook writing process, as several students have completed their rough drafts early, many are working on their smooth drafts, and a few are ready to peer edit. We agreed upon a new editing checklist, particular to this style of writing:

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Most students spent the afternoon working on their articles for the guidebook:

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And some were even able to peer edit their articles!

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Our Mayor, Kain, and our City Commissioner, Nate, went to City Hall after school yesterday and met with City Commissioner Amanda Fritz for an in-person interview. Here they are outside City Hall:

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At the end of the day, they read their interview transcript to us and told us all about their visit:

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