Daily Archive: October 8, 2008

Ruth’s Slice of Life: Messy Bedroom.


I read in Katie Wood Ray’s Study Driven: Showing what surrounds a character can help the reader understand a lot about the character (34). It inspired me to write about my daughter’s bedroom… Continue reading

Let ‘Em Work It Out!


So today I was in a second grade classroom.  After the focus lesson, I sent them back to do some important work on envisioning their story and making a plan.  Students are all… Continue reading