Daily Archive: January 5, 2009

Purposes for Writing in a Notebook: Kids’ Responses


My markers may have been drying up, but there was nothing that was going to stop me from recording my kids’ responses during the minilesson I gave today. Take a look at what… Continue reading

Big Picture Series: Conferring


“Teach the writer, not the writing.” – Lucy Calkins   Do you ever feel exasperated by all of the errors you see in your students’ writing?  The conference begins and before you know… Continue reading

The First Memoir Monday of 2009


It’s the first Memoir Monday of 2009. Won’t you share today? All you have to do is leave the link to your post in the comments. Happy Monday!