For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ~T.S. Eliot, “Little Gidding” How appropriate that… Continue reading
We’re taking off from blogging so we can spend the holidays with family and friends. We’ll be back on Jan. 6th, 2014. However, the Tuesday Slice of Life Story Challenge will still go on!
Please join me in celebrating with Beth, her husband, and her daughter as they welcome a new addition to their family, Jackson Brinton Moore.
Sharing some classroom ideas about poetry from Maureen Barbieri, Georgia Heard, Linda Rief, Tom Romano, and Joyce Sidman.
In the midst of all this hustle and bustle, I hope to get into some classrooms this week to talk to kids about their writing plans for the long winter break.
Amanda Hartman, author of One to One: The Art of Conferring with Young Writers, offers tips for teachers on how to strengthen their writing conferences.
There are no words.
How does sharing fit into your writing workshop routine? Find tools and ideas to put sharing on your priority list of daily rituals.
First drafts usually contain the words anybody can write. Revision is the key to crafting writing that sounds just like you.
Now I know different. I know that all writers hear that voice. All of us. Here was my message to the 6th graders: All writers have an inner critic. Acknowledge yours. And KEEP WRITING.
Nurture a child’s interest and talent for writing this holiday season with one of these items. Look for a chance to win one of these five items by reading the giveaway information at the bottom of this blog post.
A quick, down and dirty, overview of shared writing and how it might support your students.
What is your writing routine? Find some advice and tools to assist you in developing a routine that works for you and your students.
It’s that time of year in many of our classrooms: that restless time between Thanksgiving break and winter recess. I mark my kids “present” every day, but I know that most of them… Continue reading