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FROG SONG by Brenda Z. Guiberson illustrated by Gennady Spirin Henry Holt, 2013 Different types of unusual frogs from around the world are brought to life in this book with interesting facts, onomatopoeic frog sounds, and gorgeous paintings. Writing Skills: * Nonfiction writing * Onomatopoeia * Specificity of language * Vivid Verbs * […]
“In order to make art, we must be willing to labor.” —Julia Cameron, Finding Water, p. 46 Creating stories is hard work. Sometimes I feel like an elephant holding a paintbrush in front of a crowd (only in the elephant’s case, there is always a cheering crowd). But it’s hard work, writing, that […]
I did it! I finished Video Idiot Boot Camp with Katie Davis. I got a great deal on the course on Black Friday. I’ve been wanting to learn to make videos for my blog and my teaching, but I just didn’t know much about it. I feel like it’s been a whirlwind of learning, but […]
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