Daily Archive: December 2, 2008

Stacey’s SOLS: Contest

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I noticed the clay menorahs sitting on the “to-be-fired” cart in the Arts Room when I arrived at Ceramics Class this evening. I didn’t think twice about them ’til I heard Shannon mention… Continue reading

Ruth’s Slice of Life: Summer Memory.

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I’ve been playing a bit with digi-scrapbooking (thanks to a Jessica Sprague Beginner’s Photoshop class).  Here’s this week’s slice of life.  All supplies from Jessica Sprague.

Comprehension Strategy Charts.

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I know our main focus is the teaching of writing.  I also know I’ve been posting quite a bit lately on reading.  I’m not going to apologize for it!  They are too closely linked… Continue reading

NCTE: Reading Assessment.

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While at NCTE, I listened to Patrick Allen, Franki Sibberson, and colleagues discuss reading assessment.  Here are some highlights: One assessment isn’t better than another and none can stand alone.  We need a… Continue reading

The First “Slice of Life Story Challenge” of December

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It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for the Slice of Life Story Challenge. Mr. Linky is down (again — seems to be a common theme) so please link your Slice of Life Story… Continue reading

Basic Comment Sheet

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Need a basic comment sheet for your students’ next Publishing Celebration? Just make a three-column table in Word like this: