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Camel Ride Email

Imagine you’re the 10-year-old boy on the camel’s back in the desert. Write an email to your class describing your exciting journey. What do you see along the sandy track? How do you feel as you approach the distant mountains?

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

Try to describe what this desert looks like.

What details could the boy include in his email to make his classmates feel like they’re on the camel ride with him?

What emotions might the boy experience as he looks out over the vast desert and approaches the mountains? How could he convey these emotions?

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