Dave Eldridge & I have been working on a personal essay unit in his sixth grade class. As the week went on, I’ve gotten more & more excited about this … Continue Reading interviews + personal essays.
Each and every Sunday I create my News & Announcements Charts for the week (i.e., for Morning Meeting). I just created one that I really like for this-coming Friday. It … Continue Reading News & Announcements Chart
A few folks have left comments asking for resources for teaching persuasive letter writing. I promised to post the rubric I created once it was finished. It’s now complete and … Continue Reading Persuasive Letter Writing Rubric
I’ve always been prone to putting reminders, poems, and more on my students’ desks through the years. I’ve rarely received a complaint from a student about this, but I’m sure … Continue Reading The “Stuff” on the Desks
Kelly at Big A little a has some wonderful blogging about the topic of “writerly matters.” Do check it out if you want to do some more thinking about the … Continue Reading Writerly Matters