3rd Grade Writers: Favorites and Lessons Learned

I learned how to braid my hair and my moms hair and the other day it straightened my moms hair.

– C. 3rd Grade

I like being in the 3rd grade because you learn about multiplication.

– E. 3rd Grade

My favirit shape is a sphere. My favirit animal is a aligater.

– E. 3rd Grade


Local Pen Pals Needed for Forest Grove Elementary Schools

The Forest Grove Elementary School District in Forest Grove, Oregon, is looking for volunteers to be local pen pals with their students. They are eager to help children learn how to write and read cursive as well as communicate via handwritten letters with others. For more information, contact your local school or use our contact form.

November 21 Prompt – Leaving Home

Writers in the Grove NaNoWriMo Prompt a Day badgeThe following prompt is a part of our Prompt-a-Day project to support NaNoWriMo during November 2015. Each prompt was generously donated by our Writers in the Grove members. You are welcome to take this prompt in any direction you wish.

Your character or character’s child leaves home for the first time to kindergarten, college, army, or even a sleep away camp.