An article in the Elkharttruth.com features a story of an interesting collaboration between a Goshen Middle School New Tech teacher and an Elkhart elementary school teacher. After reading and studying about the Revolutionary War, the Goshen Middle School students wrote their own short stories that were read to and scored by fifth graders at Mary Beck Elementary School in Elkhart Community Schools.
Follow the link to read more about how the schools are working to create writers for an authentic audience and build interest among younger students in topics like the Revolutionary War. As part of the collaboration, they created a short video to share more about their experience.
Indiana’s urban schools offer Hoosier students a rich array of programs, services, and opportunities. IUSA appreciates the opportunity to share the stories that demonstrate what the schools have to offer and the many successes their students, faculty and staff achieve.