Monthly Archive: February, 2008

A new title

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When I read Jamaica’s Find for the purpose of introducing it as a touchstone text to my students last week, I felt as though many of them thought the book was a little… Continue reading

Walking the Walk

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As I was conferring with my students today, I realized that many of their fictional characters were just them, but with different names. (They were choosing seed ideas today and developing their characters.)… Continue reading

organization help.

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I happened across this website today.  It offers many tips and ideas to help tackle all of your organization dilemmas.  Check it out!  Life Organizers.com

Ruth’s WN Entry: Pride.

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Stacey’s challenge for WNW last week made me pause and think. According to the Merriam-Webster Website (one of my favorites, by the way), Pride is: 1: the quality or state of being proud:… Continue reading

WN Entry: In less than six months…

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This week has been filled with wonderful blog-related things. First, we became b-listers. Next, one of my favorite authors, Jacqueline Woodson, happened upon our blog and posted a comment. And then this morning… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: I Am a Tree

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This poem comes from the book Earth Lines: Poems for the Green Age by Pat Moon. I Am a Tree I am a tree. Like you I … One difference between us two… Continue reading