I dissected Angela Johnson’s Book, A Sweet Smell of Roses, to the best of my ability today. I created wordy teaching points so you can truly help your students to … Continue Reading The Craft Table for A SWEET SMELL OF ROSES is complete!
What is the one thing that will make the biggest, lasting impact in our writing workshops? Being a writer ourselves. Now I’m not talking about writing in order to be … Continue Reading Be a GENUINE Writer.
Today’s the last day to vote for in the AmEx Members Project. If you haven’t cast your vote yet, then I hope you’ll support DonorsChoose today! [clearspring_widget title=”Members Projects” wid=”489381e14f271d66″ … Continue Reading DonorsChoose & the Members Project
I’ve been toting around Those Shoes a lot when I’m conferring with my students lately. I’m teaching them things like how to vary sentence lengths and ways to incorporate precise … Continue Reading Have you used this mentor text?
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I woke up from my nap as the car turned into the cemetery yesterday morning. It was a crisp, sunny fall morning, not much different than the morning we laid … Continue Reading My M.M. Post