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Jane Kenyon, on writing:

Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid too much noise. Read good books, have good sentences in your ears. Be by yourself as often as you can.

WRITE a slice of life story on your own blog.
SHARE a link to your post in the comments section.
GIVE comments to at least three other SOLS bloggers.

Tara Smith View All

I teach Writing Workshop, Language Arts and Social Studies to sixth graders at a middle school in suburban New Jersey. This blog is my attempt to capture all the "stuff" that goes into my teaching life - the planning, the dreaming, the reading, the preparing, the hoping and (above all) the kids.
Please note that the content of this blog is my own. It does not reflect the opinions of my employer.

62 thoughts on “WRITE. SHARE. GIVE. Leave a comment

    • Hi, Michele. I was unable to comment on your blog since I’m not a Blogger user and it wouldn’t let me sign in. My comment is: No gasping here. There is nothing wrong with using reading logs as a scaffold or a tangible artifact of our reading lives. We use them in my school all the time. 🙂


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