Daily Archive: October 4, 2007

Poetry Friday: It’s Autumn Here in New England


The school year started exactly one month ago today (yes, I’m posting my Poetry Friday post an hour before it’s actually Friday). During that time I’ve been watching a small tree’s leaves change… Continue reading

The Test


When I lived in NYC, I never had to prepare my fifth graders to do writing on the State ELA Test since there was only a graphic organizer and a short response that… Continue reading

Write about it in your notebook!


One of my students got injured in the classroom yesterday. Hence, he had to make a trip to the hospital emergency room. I visited him in the evening and found that he had… Continue reading