Daily Archive: November 3, 2015

Teacher-Written Mentor Texts: Diving into Information Writing


I’ve long believed teacher-written texts can serve as excellent mentor texts during a unit of study. While I’m a huge advocate of student-written mentor texts, sometimes student writing doesn’t have everything we need… Continue reading

It’s Tuesday! Join Us for #TWTBlog’s Slice of Life Story Challenge.


“October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and… Continue reading