video visit_2, originally uploaded by happygirl_77. Yesterday was Ball State University’s first virtual author visit of the school year. Sue Price and Betsy Likens(middle school language arts teachers) joined their classes … Continue Reading Virtual Author Visit
In Keith Bollman’s fifth grade class, students are beginning to consider moving into drafts. They’ve envisioned their writing and are moving out of the rehearsal stage and into drafting. Today … Continue Reading Moving from Storyboards to Drafts.
Earlier this week I wrote a quick write in my writer’s notebook about getting my cabbage patch kid. (Last week for Memoir Monday, I toyed with the So What? of … Continue Reading Ruth’s Memoir Monday: Getting Laney.
This summer I heard Penny Kittle speak about using storyboards. This week I’ve tried them out in classrooms. They aren’t all that different from one of the ways I talk … Continue Reading Storyboards.