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The “Write” Stuff

View of Windhover Hall. Imagine twenty fourth graders writing away... Photo by the author.
View of Windhover Hall. Imagine twenty fourth grade students writing away. Photo by the author.
Imagine this: On a balmy (that is, 35-degree!) Tuesday morning this week, twenty fourth grade students were quietly scattered throughout Windhover Hall. Parent chaperones milled about, but these nine- and ten-year-olds were nearly silent. Why were these fourth graders so quiet, driven, focused?

They were writing.