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Written Observations and Cross Questions

Hello, everyone. Our workshop began with some sharing of written observations that we had collected in our writer’s notebooks.  We played the popular game of Cross-Questions.  We then explored the writing mantra “Show, don’t tell” by looking at excerpts from The Wizard of Oz and The Secret Garden.  We discussed the feelings that Baum and Burnett were conveying and the images they used. …

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