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The Fall of Freddie the Leaf is a beautifully written story about a leaf named Freddie. Freddie and his friends (companion leaves) share the passing of the seasons - spring, summer, fall, and finally winter. This story teaches children about the circle of life, and the fragile balance between life and death.
This student writing is especially meaningful when it is combined with plant study. Students are able to integrate their science knowledge with the questions presented in this narrative writing.
The student writing resulting from this project are beautiful and emotionally moving. You will understand your children in a deeper, more meaningful way.
Point of view
Paragraphing with indention
Main ideas and supporting details
The application of science knowledge
This item includes very specific questions, paragraphing guidelines, a title page, and writing paper. It also includes a bulletin board sign and lettering.
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