Kitty's Journey: Example of Creative Writing in 5s

posted Sep 25, 2011, 6:46 AM by Paul Schwan
As everyone in my class knows, each week we have a vocabulary lesson using words from the Wordly Wise book. One of the assignments is to write a short story using 5 of the vocabulary words. For some, this is a challenging task, putting various words together to make a coherent story. What's nice about this assignment is that it not only helps children use vocabulary words correctly in their context; it also helps them write creatively. Listen to this sample, written by Cameron, using Wordly Wise 4 words:

Kitty's Journey (click to listen)