Monthly Archives: January 2013

Lost and Found

  The Henderson Annex Intermediates took their creativity in some amazing directions.  While only given a simple template with the 5 W’s and asked to fill in sensory details, they came back with astounding pieces of writing that used rhythm, … Continue reading

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How The Northern Lights Came to Be…

The primary students are, as you know, writing an original play.  They unanimously decided it should be set in the Arctic and that we would create together a story about how the Northern Lights came to be.  After we played … Continue reading

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Get Your Ticket! The Great Chocolate Pool/Gumtanger/Candysickle Disaster

  To my great delight, the grade 4 and 5 students at Henderson Annex surprised me with amazingly detailed stories their very first week of writing club!  Using drama as an imagination starter, we built machines using our bodies,sounds and … Continue reading

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Hygiene and Hoof fang…

No, it is not some dread disease, but rather some pretty creative themes for writing theme or character based pieces. Yesterday I delivered some professional development for teachers at Henderson Annex.  What a delight to see what emerged from their … Continue reading

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Featured Primary Writing From Henderson Annex’s Dramatic Writing for Creative Kids Club

Thanks to the generous spirit of funders, the PAC and the innovation and drive Ms. Julie Weatherall (VP), Henderson Annex’s after school writing program has started once again!  Classes are full to capacity on Wednesday’s for Primary students and on … Continue reading

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