Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Emma's Writing Assignment

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Emma's writing program this year is fun. She chooses a photo from a pack, ranging from animals to family groups to landscapes, and then flips the card and picks one of three writing exercises on the back. Today she chose a picture of a sleeping orange kitten, and on the back the assignment was to write about the fun dream the kitten might be in the middle of. This is her story, in case you can't read it in the scanned image of her notebook....




My Long Nap

Once I dreamed I went to space. It was incredible! I had a shiny space helmet. Also, I had a gray space suit. Anyway, I met all sorts of things.

I met an indestructible blob. It just kept on oozing out of metal rock.

There was some space coral. They were all kinds of shades of blue, pink, yellow, red, black, green, orange and brown. Also, I saw planet squids. They were a blinding shade of scarlet. Then unfortunately, my dream ended.


I give her A+ for spelling, vocabulary and imagination....she could work on the plot a bit, but then again, dreams tend to be a bit open ended. Smiles.

4 comments:

The Six-Fingered Monkey said...

Awesome!

M Mapp said...

Jen...this made me bust out laughing...i agree she could've fleshed out the plot more,but then again who says cats have coherent dreams...A++ for visual imagery, creativity and yeah definitely vocabulary...she must have a great teacher :-)

M Mapp said...

Jen...this made me bust out laughing...i agree she could've fleshed out the plot more,but then again who says cats have coherent dreams...A++ for visual imagery, creativity and yeah definitely vocabulary...she must have a great teacher :-)

M Mapp said...

Jen...this made me bust out laughing...i agree she could've fleshed out the plot more,but then again who says cats have coherent dreams...A++ for visual imagery, creativity and yeah definitely vocabulary...she must have a great teacher :-)