Monthly Archives: May 2013

Some Outstanding Authors

The intermediate class at Henderson Annex is well on their way to recording their podcasts which feature hosts, questions, readings from the Annex Authors and more.  Here are a few awesome contributors! By:  Savleen Hi.  I am Beck Oliver.  Today, … Continue reading

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Magical Creatures and Mega-Monsters

Last week we worked collectively to create Magical Creatures and Mega-Monsters. Without ‘seeing’ what the first student had drawn (the head), a second student drew in a torso and a third, the legs and feet of the creatures. We ended … Continue reading

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Now You See It…Now You Don’t…Invisible Messages

We had great fun seeing if we could read one another’s invisible ink messages with the grade 1-3 students.  When they were done, they wrote about where the messages came from.  I love the fun we have being creative and … Continue reading

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“Bek-Boom-Bam”…When Writing Explodes

Here is some stellar and explosive writing from some of the primary students at Henderson Annex.  We wrote this after using drama to build crazy and noisy machines in groups with our bodies.  For K-3 students, this is explosively good! … Continue reading

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Invisible Ink and Secret Messages

Nithila, from grade 4 is the star writer this week (though there were so many awesome stories written by Henderson Annex Intermediate students it was very hard to choose just one).  Our writing inspiration came from an activity where we … Continue reading

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The Joogly Moogly

We have started a new, packed beyond capacity after school residency at Henderson Annex.  The theme this time is magic.  Here is a piece of magical writing from Unjali inspired by designing, building and charging up some magical wands. The … Continue reading

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When Imagination Strikes!

Mrs. Sunnus’ class, after pretending to be Messy Dragons and acting out scenes where they became dragons pinned to the kitchen walls with red jello, dragons swimming in dirty dish water and dragons bouncing apples off the floor, did some … Continue reading

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