Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin at Amazon
Watch Grace Lin’s Ted talk.
Grace Lin (photo credit: Alexandre Ferron)
Grace Lin’s site.
Enjoy this long day and the full moon. Remember your own heritage. Write what you know!
(photo: Scotland Shop)
Today is National Tartan Day in the U.S.
It’s a great day to research our own heritage.
You might want to take a look at these two books:
Remember this delightful little series by Marjorie Flack?
Today’s Assignment: Research your heritage. Write it down.
Hiking in Ireland (National Geographic)
Writing a personal narrative is a great starting point for an introductory writing course.
In March–everyone seems to find their Irish roots. Adding cultural detail can add a great deal to personal narratives.
Perhaps a good place to start would be to complete a simple genealogy chart:
This could become a great history/composition co-curricular activity by having students from another state or country present their region.