Creative Nonfiction: Cross-curricular Assignments for History AND Creative Writing!

I love assignments which are cross-curricular. They allow more time and effort to be focused on a single topic. For example, if you are studying World War II in history class, a writing assignment could include this interesting lesson plan.


Check out this site about the D-Day Memorial:

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(Click to enlarge)

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If you are near Roanoke, VA, this would make an interesting field trip.

(They accept donations, also.)

To reinforce your writing skills today, review the usage of the semi-colon.

Excellent Purdue Owl videos here:

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Three nice short videos on the use of the semicolon by Zachery Koppelmann.

Also, the has a humorous look at the use of the semicolon:

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Go forth and write!