Friday, March 16, 2007

A Wonderful Summer Celebration

As promised, here is Corban's writing assignment for this week, inspired by the book I reviewed on Monday. Enjoy a blessed weekend, everyone!

A Wonderful Summer Celebration
By Corban Hooper (and Mama Hooper as grammar coach)

The people of Sherwood Forest had a wonderful summer celebration!

They had a wonderful celebration because they found gold and rubies on the road.

They found gold and rubies on the road because it had fallen out of the Sheriff’s carriage.

The gold and rubies had fallen out of the carriage because a tree fell on it.

A tree fell on it because it was stuffed full of acorns.

It was stuffed full of acorns because the chipmunks had stored too many for the winter.

They had stored too many for the winter because Little John had bumped a tree and knocked them all off.

Little John had bumped the tree because he was dancing.

Little John was dancing because his feet were burned by hot stew.

Little John's feet were burned by hot stew because an arrow had knocked over the pot.

An arrow hit Little John's stew pot because Robin Hood had fired it into the bushes.

He had fired it into the bushes because Will Scarlet said, “We’re under attack!”

Will Scarlet had said, “We’re under attack!” because a rock hit him in the head.

A rock hit him in the head because Robin Hood's horse had kicked it.

Robin Hood's horse had kicked it because Robin Hood was making him run fast.

Robin Hood was making his horse run fast because he wanted to catch the Sheriff and steal the gold back for the people of Sherwood Forest!

My own Will Scarlet and Robin Hood! Micah and Corban, respectively

11 fellow travelers shared:

Andrea said...

Ok, so when's the soonest they can marry my girls.....too adorable.

Stacy said...

Great job, Corban! :)

And what a handsome pair of men in that picture!

~Stacy

Audrey said...

I love the outfits! Yall always look like you have so much fun over there.

Your children are blessed!

Mrs. S said...

Corban, what a great job you did on that story! And you and Micah look so dashing in your outfits!

Joel and Jaime said...

What an interesting story with a nice twist at the end! Good job, Corban!

Miriam said...

Is it just me, or are your boys looking *so* big in that picture?

A great story idea! And a wonderful job! We haven't done much in the way of formal writing assignments yet...do you have a curriculum you recommend, or do you come up with it all yourself? (Obviously, Corban has a great writing teacher!) :)

Christine said...

Adorable! I love reading his narration. And that picture is too precious!!

Maxine said...

This was wonderful! So much fun to read and so well done! Keep up the good work, Corban. I know you have a good teacher.

Beka said...

Excellent job, Corban! You are quite the budding writer! I know your mama is teaching you well.
And the costumes are fabulous!

Holly said...

Yes, great job, Corban! :) I have some boys that would love to play Robin Hood with you and your brother! :)

bluemountainmama said...

very fun! he did a great job on his writing assignment. looks like you make learning fun for them, as it should be!

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