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To Build A Fire

To Build A Fire

By: SJA 8th Grader Bennett | October 11

Over the past year, SJA has focused on descriptive writing at all grade levels as a way to foster students' creative thought process and enhance their communication skills. The fruits of our labor are definitely showing and so we will be showcasing students' work through out the year. Recently, Mrs. Leonard's 8th grade class wrote some descriptive paragraphs as part of a test. The prompt was: Explain the theme of To Build a Fire (which is a short story we read in class). What is the theme of the story? How do you know this? How does the setting play a role in ...Continue Reading