Tag Archives: Wordplay

Written in the Stars

The young writers of our Wordplay Writing Club learned the stories behind constellations last week. Then they wrote some star stories of their own. They redrew the constellations and wrote them new origin stories. In addition to being a fun writing … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Poetry Month with our Wordplay Writing Club

The young writers of our Wordplay Club celebrated National Poetry Month by composing poetry with some unconventional methods. They made blackout poetry, which involves blacking out old book pages to transform them into new poems. They also used refrigerator magnets to compose … Continue reading

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Playing the Name Game with our Wordplay Club

What’s in a name? Well, a lot of fun for our Wordplay Writing Club. February 13 is Get A Different Name Day. (It’s a thing, apparently.) To celebrate, our kids’ writing club researched Baby Books for new monikers. Then they … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club pens poems for National Poetry Month

Our Wordplay Writing Club celebrated National Poetry Month by penning their own poems. They wrote rhymed poems, as well as: concrete poems, (also known as shape poetry,) where the poetry fits into a shape like a dog, firetruck or the silhouette … Continue reading

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