Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Share a Pair of Stories Prompt 2: Favorite Books

Preschool children:  
Favorite Books:  Print this picture for your child to color and discuss with you.  One sentence lets you record your child’s thoughts at this age and has a line for you to share your own thoughts with your child.

School agers: 
What is a story that meant something special to you?  Print this page and use it to write about reading an incredible book.

Essay prompt: Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote, "The limits of my language means the limits of my world."  Do you agree that our world is limited by our language?  Explain with vivid examples.

Poetry prompt:  A found poem is one composed of phrases taken from other sources.  Using your favorite literature as a touchstone, compose a found poem.

Lifestory prompt: Vividly write a story about how books have impacted your life.

If you would like (and if it is okay with your parent or guardian), you can sign a submission form and return the form and your writing to the library.  Stories will be posted together on this blog beginning November 29th.  The stories will be publishes as a book in the spring of 2014.

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