Daily Archive: October 1, 2007

Cybils Nominations Began Today!


Be sure to nominate your favorite new picture book for a Cybil. To nominate new books from other genres, click on this link. Quoting Jen Robinson’s Post: “Nominations close November 21st. You can… Continue reading

Working Lunch: Checking Writer’s Notebooks


It’s October and that means that it’s time for me to start checking my students’ writer’s notebooks once/week. Today was the first day of it. (I’m using the rubric I used last year,… Continue reading



I received an e-mail from another blogger who teaches middle school who asked about the pacing of the teaching points and units of study. Specifically, she wanted to know, “What if they don’t… Continue reading