Ms. Mari led us on an imaginative journey “behind the music” to discover the stories behind the lyrics of songs.  We considered what might have happened just before or just after the lyrics, we tried to tell the back story or to tell the story from a different perspective.  Embedding our writing with authentic “text evidence” challenged us to read the lyrics closely and use them in purposeful and lyrical ways in our own writing.

Building upon today’s learning and writing, tomorrow we will ask questions about the world around us as we try our hand at writing fables and folk tales.

 

Lesson Learned: “I learned that you can use music to get a good first line.” ~ Jet

Quote of the Day: “Music is the only language everybody knows.” ~Ms. Mari – submitted by Ayaan

 

SAVE THE DATE! – We will have our Celebration of Writing on Friday June 28 at 1:00 pm.  It will be held in the Grand Room on the west side of the campus.

 

In Writing,

Ms. Mari, Ms. Marta, Ms. Charlie, and Ms. Heidi

 

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