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Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he’ll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer. This reminds of Haley Diaz, a young, but expressive author of her own works inside of a first grade classroom. She has the smarts, and the ability to reel you in with the words she applies with the use of pen and paper. Haley knows how to construct her papers from start to finish using conventions provided by her teacher. She connects you with imaginative thinking, real life events, and things she has seen. Her use of imagery, English-Language Arts conventions, and detailed illustrations will leave you in awe, and with a big smile.
When reading through the first grader’s writing named Haley Diaz, the literary element imagery comes to mind. She allows for you to go with her on her journey from being an amateur writer to an advanced writer. She paints this picture of herself, the things she likes, her family, and what’s most important to her. She captures every single detail, unless it’s something that she doesn’t care about. She pays very close attention to detail to everyday life events, and replicates it in her storytelling. Her illustrations are vivid and provide us with much detail of things that have occurred regardless of the interest level.
I see a developing learner with plenty of potential when I read the words she writes on such thick lined paper. This is a learner expressing herself every day, and growing. She uses her imagination for things she doesn’t know and expands on the idea such as Leap Year. Her words are communicating thoughts of triumph, joy, fear, boredom, and excitement within her text. You can tell when she doesn’t like something, because the writing is short and sweet. On the contrary, you can tell when she does like something because…...

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