Daily Archive: May 31, 2008

Teaching Figurative Language with Mentor Poems


I was conferring with one of my students in Writing Workshop yesterday and quickly found, as I researched, my compliment (meaningful line breaks while drafting) and teaching point (using figurative language, specifically similes).… Continue reading

“Memoir Mondays” Inspiration


Is there a place you have been eating at for years… by yourself or with family? Is it a place you come back to for comfort food again and again? Have you celebrated… Continue reading