Daily Archive: September 7, 2007

Voice

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I just read a nifty article on Scholastic.com about teaching kids how to add voice to their writing. Click here to read it.

Join the Reading and Writing Teachers Book Club on Goodreads

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Feel free to join the Reading and Writing Teachers Book Club!

poetry friday: another one for the wn

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My colleague, Tammy Hess, gave this poem to me to put in my writer’s notebook.  It’s one she gave all of her students.  One seventh grader replied, “You copied these just for us?”  Sweet,… Continue reading

Getting ready for the notebook launch

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I’m going to be putting these little buttons, as well as the Bagert poem on notebooks, inside my kids Moleskine Notebooks, which they’ll be decorating on Monday. I showed my students their new… Continue reading

Pencils: A Poem by a Former Student

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During the 2005 – 06 school year I had a student who needed a new pencil every day. We have communal supplies in my classroom, so I had more than enough to give… Continue reading