Daily Archive: October 26, 2008

We all have lots of small moments to write about!


I went through “My Pictures” Folder this morning and located a sleuth of photographs that capture some of the small, ordinary moments of my life during the past year. I put it into… Continue reading

Writing About Issues


Living Life Twice, a blog written by Alan J. Wright who lives in Australia, has a fantastic post entitled “Writing About Issues -Big and Small.” Here’s an excerpt from his post: Students were… Continue reading

Launching Personal Essay


It’s nearly November, which means it’s time for me to start teaching my students how to craft personal essays. I use Calkins and Gilette’s book for my teaching points, but deviate from their… Continue reading