"Brenda, I love this topic, and given the state of our economy, persuasion is perfect right now! Our neighboring state of Ca. is currently considering shutting down some of its parks as a way to balance their budget. Maybe you could have students…"
"Sandra.... this is a great idea! Nice way of incorporating writing into the Social Studies curriculum! Another project you could do is have them write some topics (that they feel strongly about) down on pieces of paper and put them in a hat. You…"
"This sounds like a great book for more than just persuasive. Studnets could brainstorm a great list of onomopedia words to use in any writing they chose to use with this book. Thanks for sharing. I will check it out. Barb"
Pssssst! It's Me... the Bogeyman by Barbara ParkThe picture book, Pssssst! It's Me... the Bogeyman is a silly, sarcastic look at the world according to a very upset Bogeyman. In the story, the Bogeyman is angry because of what he believes is an inaccurate newspaper headline. "The Bogeyman will get ya if ya don't watch out!" screams the headline... and the Bogeyman is furious! He finds himself telling his tales of woe to a boy (who is never named)."My job is to scare ya. I don't want to raise…See More