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Emotional Recipe Write-ups

impersonating the voice of a coobook with a creative topic

The writing style found in cookbooks can creatively inspire students to learn new things about the traits of voice and word choice.

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Student Sample Being Sought: Early Elementary

WritingFix is currently seeking a K-3rd grade student's sample for this writing assignment. Teachers: if you can help us get a student sample, along with a digital photo of the student and a signed permission slip, we will send you a complimentary copy of the Northern Nevada Writing Project's Elementary Writing Guide. Writing written as a class or in student groups is always acceptable.

Write to us at publish@writingfix.com and write 'Emotional Recipe' in your e-mail's subject line, if you have a student sample to share with us.


Student Sample: Upper Elementary

A Recipe for Anger
by Korbin, 6th grade writer

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of whiny and crying sister
  • 1 teaspoon of can’t find the TV remote
  • 5 ounces of a broken snowmobile
  • add a pinch of anything I don’t like to eat for supper
  • 3 liters of my dog getting hit in the road
  • 2 quarts of my basketball team losing

Instructions

First you get a big bowl. Next, put in 3 cups of whiny and crying sister. Then you put in 5 ounces of a broken snowmobile. Stir slowly and let it boil for 10 min. After it has boiled, put in 1 teaspoon of can’t find the TV remote. Then add a pinch of anything I don’t like to eat for supper. Next add 3 liters of my dog getting hit in the road. After all of that, let it bake at 450 degrees for 1 hour. When it is finished, sprinkle on 2 quarts of my basketball team losing. If you don’t get anger right away, have your sister cry some more.

(Click here to view and print Korbin and two of his classmates' emotional receipes)


Student Sample: Middle School

A Recipe for Love
by Olivia, 7th grade writer

Ingredients:

  • 2 People
  • 3 cups of Interest
  • 9 ounces of Conversation
  • 5 teaspoons of Honesty
  • 1 tablespoon of Kindness
  • 4 ½ pints of Sweetness
  • 1 ¾ tablespoons of Politeness
  • 3 lbs of Loyalty

Instructions: Get the 2 People together. Sprinkle Conversation and Interest into the batter. Mix in some Kindness. Simmer on high heat while adding the Sweetness. Melt in Politeness and combine it with your Loyalty, and you will have LOVE in no time. If LOVE doesn’t happen, you might have to change your 2 People.

(Click here to view and print Olivia and three of her classmates' emotional receipes)


Student Sample Being Sought: High School

WritingFix is currently seeking a 9th-12th grade student's sample for this writing assignment. Teachers: if you can help us get a student sample, along with a digital photo of the student and a signed permission slip, we will send you a complimentary copy of the Northern Nevada Writing Project's Secondary Writing Guide.

Write to us at publish@writingfix.com and write 'Emotional Recipe' in your e-mail's subject line, if you have a student sample to share with us.

 


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