Daily Archive: August 5, 2008

Looking for Something?

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If you’re looking for information about a specific topic or a post you’ve seen in the past, you may want to use the search box in the top right corner, just under our… Continue reading

SOLS: Mine Forever.

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Prior to adult writing time, I read aloud Jamie Lee Curtis’ book, Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born.  Then, thinking about SOLSC today, I decided to attempt to write about… Continue reading

Ruth’s MM: A Safe Home

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The light-hearted air that usually surrounded me during the first day of summer vacation was missing. My mom and I sat on the floor of my bedroom, surrounded by all of the collected… Continue reading

My Thoughts on Writing.

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One of the initial writer’s notebook entries I ask that we create in the BWWT (I’m so sick of typing:  Beginning Writing Workshop Training) is to think about our past writing experiences.  Yesterday, here’s what… Continue reading

Beginning Writing Workshop Training: Day Two.

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I’ve posted two more slide presentations from the workshop today over on our Presentations Page. Below are links: Establishing a Community Getting Started with Focus Lessons I’m not sure how useful these will… Continue reading

Ruth said this… and I like it!

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Time For This Week’s SOLSC!

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I think Mr. Linky is working again… However, just to be sure, please leave a link to your Slice by commenting below. THANKS!

A Conferring Chart to Post in Your Classroom

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I’m sitting on the rug next to my desk creating charts for the new school year. There’s not much to create since many of my old ones are laminated. I came across this… Continue reading

Want your W.W. to run (nearly) seamlessly? If so, consider putting some or all of these structures in-place.

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Yesterday’s post about structures and routines scratched the surface. THIS post gets nitty-gritty with the structures I try to put in-place, with regard to Writing Workshop, every September. Transitions to and from the… Continue reading

Stacey’s SOLS: Color Palettes

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I walked into the paint store this morning to help a friend pick the perfect wall colors for her kitchen and family room. I walked out with lots and lots of paint chips…… Continue reading

Discovering New Technology You Can Use in Your Classroom or on Your Blog

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Dabbleboard is like an online white board. If one has an LCD Projector, then I can see this being a quick way to illustrate a concept that you want to preserve (instead of… Continue reading

What’s a “Conferring Scarf?”

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I wrote a post about structures and routines to teach kids in September within the context of Writing Workshop yesterday morning. There have been a few questions about “The Conferring Scarf.” Therefore, I… Continue reading