Notebooking Daily Exercise July 4, 2014

July 4:

Happy Fourth of July! Today think about Americana, the good the bad the fun the disgusting. Pick a few things that you associate with America and either recall an experience you had with it, or imagine one. If you're imagining something, make it something wild or at least unexpected. A few examples of Americana would be:

Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, G.I. Joes, Barbie Dolls, McDonald's, songs like "Born in the USA" or "The Star Spangled Banner", the Statue of Liberty, One of the six places in America that lay claim to Paul Bunyan, Disneyland, Mark Twain, pick-up-trucks, Crayola crayons...

Option #2:

If you're not too familiar with Americana or just don't feel like writing about it, another option would be to write about fireworks. Whether describing them as an official celebration, a chemical reaction, something teenagers take to the woods to blow up, however you want to interpret it.