The storyteller…writes numbers on a blackboard, draws a line under them, and adds them into their true but unsuspected sum…
~ Randall Jarrell
Write your Slice, share your link, and give at least 3 comments to other Slicers.
It is ridiculously late to post this piece, but somehow it seemed important to me:
Here’s a late, long one. Bad breathing day yesterday. Excuse typo in URL too–none elsewhere https://bohemiotx.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/sol-15-does-freedom-of-speech-have-limiuts-in-the-usa/ The answer is Yes–no fighting words or inciting, whether one is a private or public figure.
Have you ever crossed the Mississippi on a riverboat ferry?
a rare day in preschool
It’s a Piece of Cake http://merelydaybyday.blogspot.com/2015/05/slice-of-life-its-piece-of-cake.html
Happy birthday Nelly Bly. Now back to reading Yo Miz. http://vcvaile.blogspot.com/2015/05/solsc-reading-fab-book-via-edblognet.html
Thinking about last month: https://deowriter.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/sol15-what-i-discovered-from-national-poetry-month/
birthday celebrations … an emotional roller coaster of a weekend!
I’m NOT counting down days until summer break. Here’s why: https://meanderingmaya.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/not-counting/
He called me. http://carolwscorner.blogspot.com/2015/05/slice-of-life.html
The Maker Movement makes me think that I can do anything. http://www.raisingreadersandwriters.com/2015/05/metamorphosis-slice-of-life-story.html
Something worth appreciating.
(Happy national teacher appreciation week, educators!)
What are the similarities between skydiving and school? I jumped out of a perfectly good plane and found out.
My day seemed to be mostly about listening and responding dispassionately.
Reading is Hard can be found here –
Here’s your link, Mandy:
I had this posted this morning but forgot to link up. Reading is Hard.
A very special concert. http://sherlockesque.blogspot.com/2015/05/a-slice-of-musical-life.html
Mother-daughter Construction Company-#sol15
I found some clarity in writing this.
It’s May! Welcome to MY month! http://readingteacherwrites.com/2015/05/05/slice-of-life-…y-month-of-may/
Here’s your link, Jennifer:
So tired of test prep.
An acrostic (and other resources) for National Teacher Appreciation Day – Thank you, Teachers, One and All!
It hasn’t been an easy couple days for me. We’re very worried I’m sinking back into depression and I might need a med change and/or hospitalization.
A little guy in a bad mood…
Writer’s blocked by anger and frustration. I need a good, long break. Hang in there readers, I’ll have something better for you next week.
Another parenting slice, this one about going to my son’s track meet: http://wp.me/p2Pe2s-1kZ
I wrote about my aging mom this week. It’s a bit of a mother’s day post, I guess.
A slice from a testing room. I should stop looking what my students answer.
Struggling to cross the finish line: http://jackieregales.com/2015/05/05/sols-this-year/
A moment on the patio
Ready for summer goals? I’m not, but I’m ready to think about books. Will they intersect?
A brief, unexpected encounter sparks a memory.
Rose, I can’t seem to find your Slice. Is the link correct?
Should be right now. I fixed it. Thanks!
It may not be good enough for the gander, but it’s good enough for me.
Tulip, eyesight, and unwinding for May…slivers of slices today: http://mainelywrite.blogspot.com/2015/05/eyes-of-may.html
A whole new adventure begins…
A slice of appreciation for all my teachers.
Weekend grocery shopping. https://agurneyblog.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/good-intentions-gone-awry/
Why Teaching is Like Riding a Horse… https://01581family.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/getting-back-up
Reflecting on the A to Z April Challenge
Fun times celebrating birthdays
Thinking about the ones who get away…:
More from the presentation by Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli.
An unexpected death brings back memories of an old neighborhood and forges new friendships.
A dream come true for the Murphys
Today I tried a Zip Ode – a poem using my zip code.
I didn’t sleep very well last night.
I think I forgot to post my link here last week! I was still worn out from my graduation festivities. What a bummer. At least I didn’t forget again! Here’s a reflective slice that turned into a very happy poem: http://iheartpurplestuff.blogspot.com/2015/05/my-glad-garden.html
Our Book Club was extra special last night!
Yesterday my 8th graders skyped with author Natalie Lloyd
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! Happy Cinco de Mayo! And for some of us, happy voting day!(And Happy Mother’s Day, too!)
The Many Ways of Love- thoughts of my sick cat
Lessons learned from a 2 week computer class help me reflect on my entire school year.
Maria, you forgot to post your link.
Teaching is my superpower. Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! http://www.mariaselke.com/2015/05/slice-teaching-is-my-super-power.html
I don’t wanna go to school today! My written tantrum.
Please try not to judge me (well, at least till you get to the end of this post):
Poetry Writing Workshop inspired by poet, Judith Viorst!
Sending love to Foster Mother’s on Mother’s Day.
A magical mentorship. https://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/magical-mentors/
Less like a rose and more like a dandelion. http://1stinmaine.blogspot.com/2015/05/more-like-dandelion.html
Inspiring people! http://morebooksthantime.blogspot.com/2015/05/tuesday-slice-surrounded-by-greatness.html
This spring, the robins and I have reached a compromise:
Kindred spirits, strawberry shortcake & frozen lemonade…http://1gratefulteacher.blogspot.com/2015/05/kindred-spirits-and-strawberry.html
I’ve been working with a collaborative inquiry group this year and we had an exciting day last week! https://alotalot.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/slice-of-life-visible-thinking/
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and #teachingis
Thinking about using photography to study writing craft:
Inspired by Sarah Wessling’s “A Letter to My Children” and the idea that there are things that choose YOU:
Dealing with boredom: https://jarhartz.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/slice-of-life-im-bored/
last week hard, this week still hard
Happy Mother’s Day everyone! xo
Oops, guess you need the correct link!
Reflecting on seasons of life, and the pomp and circumstance of it all. . . .
Tickled pink to be posting early – sharing the prints of my walks and a poem inspired by
newtree mom’s ABC poem from last week!
This one is a little longer than most of mine, but when you’re talking with your hands, sometimes that happens: https://itsaboutmakingspace.wordpress.com/2015/05/04/the-story-is-in-our-hands/
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