Daily Archive: August 22, 2008

The Big Picture: Happy Mail!!!

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This is the final post of The Big Picture Series. (Ruth stated hers was the last, but after I received some mail from her today, I decided we needed to have just one… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Writer’s Notebook

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Here’s a poem from Ralph Fletcher’s book, A Writing Kind of Day. Writer’s Notebooks My brother Tom says he’s a hundredaire with two hundred fifty dollars in his bank account. Dad’s a thousandaire.… Continue reading

The Big Picture: What’s on your heart?

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I used my teaching heart map as an example in the classroom yesterday, which made me go back and look at the past post about it.  I was amazed at how thinking about… Continue reading

Poems for Kids’ Birthdays

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I was on two home visits yesterday. At the first one, the little girl asked me, “Do you know when my birthday is?” I sure did! I knew it because I already put… Continue reading