Daily Archive: January 6, 2009

Guided Writing Article in The Reading Teacher

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For those of you who are interested in learning more about guided writing, check out Sharan A. Gibson’s Article, “An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction” in the December 2008/January 2009 Issue… Continue reading

Ways I Use My Writer’s Notebook

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I shared an excerpt from the Jacqueline Woodson Section of Speaking of Journals by Paula W. Graham with my students today. Afterwards, we all wrote down some ways in which we already use… Continue reading

Kids As Authors

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We had recess yesterday, which I supervise on Mondays only. There were kids clustered around the classroom playing games, doing art projects, and working on Mad Libs. One of my students, E, came… Continue reading

SOLSC

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Please post a comment with a link to your Slice of Life Story for the first Slice of Life Story Challenge (SOLSC) of the year!

The Big Picture Series: Teacher as Writer

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“If you are not a writer, you will not understand the difficulties of writing. If you are not a writer, you will not know the fears and hopes of the writers you teach.”… Continue reading