I just read a nifty article on Scholastic.com about teaching kids how to add voice to their writing. Click here to read it.
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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 … Continue Reading poetry friday: another one for the wn
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 … Continue Reading Getting ready for the notebook launch
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 … Continue Reading Pencils: A Poem by a Former Student