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My Two Blankets

My Two Blankets

by Irena Kobald & Freya Blackwood

This book comes highly recommended by our former ELL teacher, now professor at USF, Mrs. Riddle! 159 more words



There was a chill in the air that drove needles into his veins. Waves kicked the boat from one side to the other, pushing with toes capped in silky white foam. 604 more words


April is the Month of Poetry

In this month we are going to be learning the different types of figurative language that poets use to write a poem. We are also going to be learning about genre and themes.  59 more words

Writer's Tools--Use 'Em Right

In “Five Quick Steps Toward More Mature Writing,” I mentioned that ellipses, dashes, semicolons, colons, and italic are “specialty tools” to be used infrequently so as not to dilute their effectiveness. 457 more words