Daily Archive: December 1, 2008

Stacey’s Memoir Monday Post: In-Process About My Closest Friend

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Through the years… Originally uploaded by teachergal I took one of the lean prompts, and some of the questions Sprague gave us during the Stories in Hand Class, and used them to start… Continue reading

A Fabulous Etsian Made These for My Kids!

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Custom-made Idea Notebooks Originally uploaded by teachergal If you read this blog a lot, then you know I love Etsy! I’ve found many creative Etsians who have created wonderful things for my classroom… Continue reading

Ruth’s Memoir Monday: Thanksgiving

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Growing up, we traveled deep into the hills of the Ozarks in Arkansas for Thanksgiving dinner with my grandparents.  We used to sing, “Through the river and over the hills to Grandma’s house… Continue reading

Standard English vs. Texting.

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In my most November 2008 issue of The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, I came across an article by Gloria E. Jacobs, “We Learn What We Do:  Developing a Repertoire of Writing… Continue reading

Revisiting

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My colleagues and I are going to revisit writer’s notebooks with our students right after the winter recess. We haven’t written the teaching points yet, but our homework, over the holiday, was to… Continue reading

Memoir Mondays

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Time to take a trip down memory lane… Once you write your post, please link it here using the Image Linky. (If you don’t see the Image Linky below, then leave a comment… Continue reading