Daily Archive: December 12, 2008

Using Precise Language When Writing About Reading or When Writing in One’s Notebook


I conferred with one of my students during Reading Workshop today about the writing she was doing about her reading. I noticed the words “things” and “stuff” appearing. I showed her the poem… Continue reading

Classroom Research


I think I finally formulated the question I am going to use to guide the teacher-research I’m going to do in the months to come. It is: What kinds of things can I… Continue reading

Poetry Friday & Photo Fridays Collide!


Even though my inbox is full… Originally uploaded by teachergal Sometimes I like to let Poetry Friday and Photo Fridays collide here. It pushes me to write about my photo in verse, rather… Continue reading