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Milo Goldstein Letter Essay 4: The Crossover

        January 5, 2018   I Just finished reading The Crossover. A 245 page poetry book by Kwame Alexander. He is a newbery winning author (and poet) of many children books. This book, in fact, has won the newbery award in 2015. He also started a literacy project called Book-In-A-Day, for kids (Mainly for higher elementary … Continue reading Milo Goldstein Letter Essay 4: The Crossover

Meghan’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Across the Atlantic, During Winter Break, Beside the Arctic Circle, Near a puffin colony, Considering the troll tales of locals, After a long day of whale-watching, Amid a gelid wilderness, From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., In remote locations, Outside civilization and the warm rental car, Beneath a dazzling winter night sky, Following the emerald-green, … Continue reading Meghan’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Alexandra’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

The Perfect Summer Day Into the murky water Aboard the kayaks that I can’t maneuver Along the lake’s gentle waves and subtle ripples Following the path my friends take Amid the rocks that refuse to let us pass Through the small entrance into the basin Towards the crystalline cascading waterfalls Onto the rocks along the … Continue reading Alexandra’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Cooper’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Maryland Trip In a black Honda filled with snacks and games Along all the way down to Maryland Along the streets were the grandest most wonderful-looking hotels To have fun by the ocean In a hotel with a pool, sleeping in a fold-up bed leaning down Between a beach to relax and a whole lot … Continue reading Cooper’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Emily’s Prepositional Phrase Poem – The River

The River Outside my house Across my yard Among the fallen trees and speckled rocks Upon the cracked and mysterious ground Alongside a glistening river Underneath a canopy of beautiful trees Near scurrying chipmunks and hopping frogs Past the small waterfall By the edge of a creek Admiring the cold and clear water Following the … Continue reading Emily’s Prepositional Phrase Poem – The River

Jack K.’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

  My Favorite Vacation: Aboard an old, white van driven by a man named Joe With my dad, mom, and siblings As we drive to LaGuardia, our journey’s beginning Through the long TSA lines Onto a giant plane, headed for our destination Over a dozen states we fly Amid the fluffy, white clouds Through the … Continue reading Jack K.’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Mr. Jockers’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Best Weekend of the Summer, Every Summer     The Best Weekend of the Summer, Every Summer Aboard a 2007 Honda Pilot loaded with food and drinks and gear and bikes Across two New England state lines Along mountainous and monotonous stretches of Interstate 91 To a private campground owned by a friendly older man … Continue reading Mr. Jockers’s Prepositional Phrase Poem

Bio-Poem: Maya G.

Maya Conscientious,  hard-working, outgoing, trustworthy Daughter of Ann and Don, sister of Jack and Chloe Lover of life, non-stop laughter, and all of the fun activities that come along with the changing of the seasons, each exciting in a different way Who feels thankful for the continuous love from her family, the perpetual support of … Continue reading Bio-Poem: Maya G.

Samantha’s Letter Essay #5: Love That Dog

Dear Classmates, I recently finished the novel “Love That Dog” by Sharon Creech. It is only 86 pages and was a quick read but it was still very enjoyable. It is a youth poetry book. This isn’t the first book I’ve read by Creech, I’ve also read “Walk Two Moons.” Sharon Creech was 56 when … Continue reading Samantha’s Letter Essay #5: Love That Dog