“The Origin of Spiders” by Rishita Sarin

The Spinners, or, The Fable of Arachne (1644–48) by Velázquez Mrs. Skelton’s seventh grader class spent last week working on six-room poems, a technique developed by Georgia Heard in her book Awakening the Heart: Exploring Poetry in Elementary and Middle School.  The “six room” template is a graphic organizer that helps writers brainstorm ideas, […]