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Our Marathon Lesson Plan for Middle School (6-8)

The primary purpose of informative/explanatory writing is to increase the understanding of the reader. In order to write in this text type, students must be able to find and choose relevant information from primary and secondary sources, and combine this new information with background knowledge and experiences. Students will practice literacy and…

Our Marathon Lesson Plan for Kindergarten

The process of using a word or words as the basis for creating an image or drawing to describe the word reinforce acquisition and use of vocabulary. Students will practice writing skills from their engagement with drawings and letters from school children related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Our Marathon Lesson Plan for Late Elementary (4-5)

The primary purpose of informative/explanatory writing is to increase the understanding of the reader. In order to write in this text type, students must be able to find and choose relevant information from primary and secondary sources, and combine this new information with background knowledge and experiences. Students will practice literacy and…

Our Marathon Lesson Plan for Early Elementary (1-3)

The process of working with words established in the work of others asks students to engage with the craft of writing without the challenge of facing a blank slate. Students will practice literacy, writing, and speaking and listening skills from their engagement with acrostic poems related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Letter from teacher of Liberty High School Honor students

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The cover letter is from Honors English teacher Dr. Sandra Nixon Tynes. It describes how her class decided to create poems for Mayor Menino and the people of Boston with the theme of peace.

A poem from a Liberty High School Honors student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This high school student from an Honors English class at Liberty High School created a poem for the people of Boston with the theme of peace. Liberty High School is in Kissimmee, Florida.

A poem from a Liberty High School Honors student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This high school student from an Honors English class at Liberty High School wrote a poem for the people of Boston with the theme of peace. Liberty High School is in Kissimmee, Florida.

A poem from a Liberty High School Honors student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This high school student from an Honors English class at Liberty High School wrote a poem for the people of Boston. Liberty High School is in Kissimmee, Florida.

A poem from a Liberty High School Honors student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This high school student from an Honors English class at Liberty High School wrote a poem for the people of Boston on the theme of peace. Liberty High School is in Kissimmee, Florida.

A poem from a Liberty High School Honors student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This high school student from an Honors English class at Liberty High School wrote a poem for the people of Boston on the theme of peace. Liberty High School is in Kissimmee, Florida.