Write a Ballad


Students were assigned to write a modern ballad based on a familiar, about people they know or have read about in the newspaper. Their ballad dramatizes a single incident and includes dialogue or questions and answers. Students were instructed to write their ballad to be recited or read aloud to their classmates.

Click on the links below to read the student's ballads and hear them reading their original ballads.




Austen's Ballad
1A
My World
Shelby 2A
Lullaby
1B Emily
Cassandra's Ballad
1A
Lavander's Ballad
2A
1B Carmen
Ballad
The Hero of Uruguay
1B Corey
Deryck's Ballad
2A
Titled Tennis
1B Leila
The End of Greed
1B Shuyu
Ballad Poem
2A
Ballad Poem
2B RheAnna