Daily Archive: April 17, 2008

Quick Writes for A Kid

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Quick Writes Note To Student Originally uploaded by teachergal I came across my list of follow-ups from Family-Teacher Conferences on my desk this evening as I was trying to clean up. I found… Continue reading

A One Week Poetry Challenge: Day 6 of 8

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A couple months ago I purchased Teaching Grammar with Perfect Poems for Middle School: Engaging Lessons with Model Poems That Motivate Kids to Learn Grammar and Write Well by Nancy Mack. Even though… Continue reading

Scrapbooks for the Slicers

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One of the Two Handmade SOLSC Scrapbooks Originally uploaded by teachergal I enlisted myself for the preservation of my four students’ Slices of Life (i.e., the ones who completed all 31 March). I… Continue reading

Quick Publish Assessment for Literary Essay

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In case you’re wondering what the on-demand assessment (aka: Quick Publish Assessment) I was blogging about earlier looks like, here’s what it looks like: LITERARY ESSAY QUICK PUBLISH ASSESSMENT TASK: Write a four… Continue reading

Thinking about on-demand lit. essay writing

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When my students return from vacation they’re going to be spending a week in their notebooks before we start our memoir unit of study. (We’re saving poetry for last since I didn’t feel… Continue reading

What’s in your pocket?

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Today is “Poem in Your Pocket Day.” When I taught in NYC, this was the equivalent of a holiday. Lots of fun activities and special events took place on this day. Seeing as… Continue reading

Stacey’s Sixth of Eight Poems

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