Show and tell and write

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By Amy Wallot
amy.wallot@education.ky.gov

Eighth-grade language arts teachers at Henry F. Moss Middle School (Warren County) delved deeper into the lives of their students during recent class presentations. Students were asked to bring in five items of personal importance that represented significant relationships, events or topics in their lives. Then they presented the items to the class. According to language arts teacher Keri Bowen Mosier, the students will use the representations to write personal memoirs, narratives or essays.

It was really interesting and sweet to see this version of show and tell with older students. The students really seemed to enjoy it. One student told me he and many of his classmates got a little teary-eyed when talking about the people behind the items they brought to class.

Language arts teacher Keri Bowen listens as Chance Hunt shares football memorabilia during his presentation. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Language arts teacher Keri Bowen listens as Chance Hunt shares football memorabilia during his presentation. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Shelby Brown shared jewelry items from family members she is close to and a picture a friend had drawn for her. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Shelby Brown shared jewelry items from family members she is close to and a picture a friend had drawn for her. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Jaylen McFadden listens to a classmate present photos from his youth. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Jaylen McFadden listens to a classmate present photos from his youth. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Dakota Estes shares a Hoberman sphere that was a gift from a former neighbor and an old Coke bottle that his grandfather gave. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012
Dakota Estes shares a Hoberman sphere that was a gift from a former neighbor and an old Coke bottle that his grandfather gave him. Photo by Amy Wallot, Oct. 11, 2012

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