Inspired by SARK’s new incredibly inspiring and vibrant book “Juicy Pens Thirsty Paper”, Grade 4 students used book titles to describe their own personalities. The book is so colourful and “alive” with ideas for writing, the students took to these ideas immediately. I found the book particularly valuable because it is so visual which lends itself to blogging perfectl. It transforms post into something more than just words on paper! Students were invited to visit each others post and write a comment about each others personality based on the book titles. It became an interactive activity of sharing whilst providing valuable feedback.
More samples can be viewed by visiting www.ebonyburns.edublogs.org and navigating to the student blogs on the blogroll.