Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Picture Book Month: Books with Voice

What it looks like in the Middle: Middle school is a great time to perfect voice in student writing. Not only do middle schoolers have a lot to say as they struggle to find their own identity, but they have attitude coming out of their pores. These children's books are full of voice and are a great way to model voice in mini lessons.

I especially love Olivia who epitomizes the middle school attitude. She's sassy and brilliant, and oh so original. 

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