|Me riding with Natasha at Discovery Cove
|Visiting Fossil Rim with my best writing partner, Makayla.
Family Fun is one of the
best ways to encourage writing. If you don’t like to write, go to Fossil
Rim, take pictures then go home and write. Write about what the animals thought
as you drove through the park. Or describe what you saw…don’t list
what you saw, show it. Here’s an example.
A long necked emu blinked her big eyes and grabbed a food pellet out of my cup. Then she dropped it on the ground and grabbed another and another. Then she snatched all the pellet off the floor of the jeep.
“Mr. Kelley, I don’t think she like these,”
“Oh, she likes them. She’s just smart
enough to knows the more she grabs and drops now the more she can eat later.”
Then I think I saw the emu grin.
|Rhinoman, Cowboy Luke
What did you do on you summer vacation?
Where would you go if you could ride a dolphin? Write about it.
If you were a dolphin who would you take for a ride and where would you take them? Write
Send me your stories firstname.lastname@example.org
|This is Neuton, the Rhino. He is nice and loves his tummy scratched, but he weighs 5,000 pounds.
Mr. Snoggrass and Makayla petting Neuton, the 5,000 pound Rhino.
You won't believe how hard his skin is. It feels like concrete.
Fossil Rim is an amazing place to visit. www.fossilrim.com
Look for a new book soon.
See if you can finish this story....
The Rhino looked wild and free, but Cowboy Luke knew there weren't many black rhinos left in the world. People had killed
them and cleared the habitat where he raised little rhinos. Luke felt angry and
decided to do something to help save the black rhinos.
First Luke read everything he could find about the rhino. Then he…
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