Monthly Archives: May 2016

Blackout Poems in 6th Grade Core w/Ebanks!

Black Out Poetry is a way that allows emerging poets to “let the poetry find you.” Blackout poetry focuses on rearranging words to create a different meaning. A blackout poem is when a poet takes a marker (usually black marker) to already established text–like … Continue reading

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Hall Cougars Go To the Halls of Congress (and Other Places in DC!)

Cougars just hangin’ out with Congressman Jared Huffman! “Our annual pilgrimage to D.C. is always an 8th grade highlight for many reasons. Students get a chance to see first-hand the places, documents, and monument we’ve been studying all year creating strong … Continue reading

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