Here are some excerpts from camp at Lafayette last Friday! The exercise was a "Jumble Dream" that the students created from lists of characters, settings, and conflicts that they came up with as a group. We assigned each idea with a number 1-10 and then they chose 3 numbers which corresponded to a number on each list. This gave them the three pieces to construct a story from.
These wings suddenly appeared on me. I was flying. There was blue sky. The clouds were thin, see through and scratchy.
Stemdy liked being on a different planet. It was different from his home back in Mars. Although he missed his family he was very interested in the theatre he was in. He sat in every single seat and finally went on stage. He was trying to practice how he could make friends.
One day when I was with my friend Ape, who called me Bananas (my real name was Apples) we found a big hole the size of a coconut. We were so curious that we poked our little heads in a little too much. We fell in. The hole was very deep.
He has a green backpack shell. In his shell he has a small bank. He is the richest kid in the whole sea world. But he is the unluckiest turtle in the sea world because bad turtles try to steal his backpack.
Below are pictures of the finished creation books that they started the day before!