Daily Archive: January 11, 2009

Strategy Lessons for Writer’s Block


I’m giving my students the choice to sign-up for one of four strategy lessons after the minilesson is over tomorrow morning in Writing Workshop. You’ll find a Scribd Document below which contains the… Continue reading

Big Picture Series: It’s a Wrap . . . Or Is It?


NOTE:  We would really appreciate any feedback on the last Big Pictures Series.  Please leave a comment or email us. Does anyone else feel as though there wasn’t a holiday break?  I, for… Continue reading

Getting Ready for My Student Teacher’s First Day


My student teacher starts with my class tomorrow. Therefore, in order to facilitate a smooth transition (and the earliest possible start-date for her to begin teaching lots of lessons) with a gradual release,… Continue reading