Please click here to submit your WN Entry today. Or, if you don’t have a blog, then just post your entry as a comment under this post. THANKS! Click here … Continue Reading The Last WNW of the Month
(photo taken on Monday, October 29, 2007 from my back yard) There’s something about this time of year that resonates inside of me. I think it’s the slowing down of it … Continue Reading ruth’s wn entry: loving autumn.
I started doing it when I was 24. I vowed to stop doing it about 100 times. I’m 30 now and I’m still doing it… I pull out any gray … Continue Reading Stacey’s WN Entry: They don’t grow back in twosies-twosies
Thank you to everyone who made me do some thinking about “writing about reading” today. Using the TCRWP’s old binder of lessons for this unit of study, I think I … Continue Reading More thinking about “writing about reading”
Today was the first day that I had my students write about their reading in our read aloud. I asked them, “Is it possible for a child to change the … Continue Reading Going Beyond a Reading Response Journal
I’ve heard a lot of talk lately about texting (or instant messaging or emailing — although that one’s on the way out as far as high school & college kids are … Continue Reading TM Makes Poor Writers? IDK.
One of my students e-mailed me a few hours ago asking me if I read a piece of her writing that she gave to me (to read) on Thursday. I … Continue Reading Reacting to the World
I checked the mail today and was happy to see something other than bills inside. I received my NCTE National Convention Credentials today. 🙂 Although the program wasn’t included in … Continue Reading Credentials
I just sent ten of my former students, who’ve expressed an interest in doing independent writing projects going-forward, an iomoi invitation to consider joining me to work on a manuscript … Continue Reading Putting it out there
As I’ve stated many times, I’m not a great poet. It’s an area I’m trying to improve upon. However, how hard is a list poem, right? Well, here goes my … Continue Reading A List Poem for Poetry Friday
My colleague Kate keeps everything in binders. I originally didn’t understand why since I have an elaborate filing system on my computer. I just find what I need and print … Continue Reading Getting Organized
Today my kids and I co-authored a rubric for the math project they’re working on. While I wanted 4, 3, 2, and 1 for the scoring, three-quarters of them stated … Continue Reading Mathematical Rubric Writing
Check out Writers’ Window, which is a website that publishes student work as long as the child follows the submission guidelines. BTW: One of my students began reading New Moon … Continue Reading Writers’ Window: Another place for young writers to get published!
Please submit your posts using Mr. Linky or by leaving your post in the comments section so others can read your writing and get inspired by it. Thanks! Ruth’s Entry: … Continue Reading Writer’s Notebook Wednesday: It’s baaaaaack!
Made this list today during a second grade workhsop — I’ll fill this notebook by the weekend. Here’s the cover to commerate this milestone — I started it less than … Continue Reading ruth’s wn entry: Wow Moments
Here’s my submission for Writer’s Notebook Wednesdays. P.S. This is that notebook I was going to do all of the recopying into.