The Boy: A Fifth Grade Anthology

The Boy: A Fifth Grade Anthology

by Jeff Edwards, Fifth Grade Writers Workshop
     
 

THE BOY is a collection of stories written by fifth grade students at Ellwood P. Cubberley Elementary School in San Diego, CA. Each child was given the same opening paragraph, and asked to finish the story using his or her own ideas and imagination. Award winning novelist, Jeff Edwards presented the challenge during a writers workshop in the classroom of Mrs. Eliza…  See more details below

Overview

THE BOY is a collection of stories written by fifth grade students at Ellwood P. Cubberley Elementary School in San Diego, CA. Each child was given the same opening paragraph, and asked to finish the story using his or her own ideas and imagination. Award winning novelist, Jeff Edwards presented the challenge during a writers workshop in the classroom of Mrs. Eliza Till. With the help of Mrs. Till and Mrs. Maria Edwards, President of American Authors Association, the class spent several weeks developing and refining their stories. This book is the result of creativity, personal effort, and teamwork. The fifth graders are pleased to present you with THE BOY. We hope you enjoy it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438207872
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/20/2008
Pages:
102
Sales rank:
1,174,712
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

Meet the Author

The Fifth Grade Writers Workshop is composed of the students of Mrs. Eliza Till at Ellwood P. Cubberley Elementary School, working in partnership with award-winning novelist Jeff Edwards, and Maria Edwards, school volunteer and President of the American Authors Association. The following students participated in the project: Ana, Cashious, Christian, Cruz, Crystal, Daniel, Danielle, Derrick, Ellen, Gabriel, Hannah, JoJo, Joshua, Keilani, Marc, Mariah, Morgan, Nadia, Rouen, Sabrina, Sailey, Sam, Sara, Truly, Zulaykha and two whose names have been withheld. Each child was given a short opening paragraph, and asked to finish the tale. The results vary in depth and detail according to the skill level of each student. Everyone enjoyed preparing their stories for publication - from the refining of details to the editing process. This book contains the fruits of their labors. It is an entertaining and enlightening glimpse into the minds of an entire classroom full of fledgling writers. Open the book, turn the page, and prepare to be amazed.

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