Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Women that Drank Gasoline

As most of us were probably used to growing up, my 4th graders have a set of spelling words that they are responsible to memorize throughout the week. For Thursday night's homework, I always assign them to use at least 10 of their spelling words while creating a short story. Many students orchestrate elaborate plots in order to successfully use words like: carpenter, banana, and library, within a 5 or 6 sentence paragraph. Others, haphazardly cram 10 spelling words into 2 sentences and sheepishly look at me for my acceptance or demand that they rewrite it during recess . This boy wrote one of the more memorable short stories of the year, and it revolves around gasoline:

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