We’re not the gambling type, but Saturday was a lucky day!
What goes through your head when you hear you are getting a new student?
Once a month slicing… better than nothing! https://onathought.com/2016/11/29/a-slice-of-fortunatelyunfortunately/
I just want to say how thankful I am for this group here. It’s been a lot of hard court stuff for me lately, and I’ve been pretty depressed, but I am always striving to write something positive. Thank you to all of you. I owe you. Here’s my slice: http://iheartpurplestuff.blogspot.com/2016/11/my-treasure.html
I know how I spell relief
An author visit with Sara Pennypacker
Writing and Erasing do go together.
#NCTE16 was a wonderful family reunion!
Muscle memory and beginners mind
I’m trying out Heart Maps! And I love them.
Meeting the fellow Slicers! An NCTE recap and Thank you! http://wp.me/p3eVyl-lm
It’s been awhile since I’ve written and it’s time to get back to it. Thank you for offering this welcoming space. Today’s post touches upon our foster daughters and our search for something to help them cope. http://www.raisingreadersandwriters.com/2016/11/finding-comfort.html
Thinking about my purpose and passion:
I;ve been quiet on this site over the past year as I have tried to process and accept tremendous family loss……yet a post this past week….on writing to remember….has been calling me….and today I want to say I am SO SO SO thankful for this community even if I could not write for many months as I grieved…This post is about my DIFFERENT Thanksgiving.
Getting decked out after eight years…
https://alotalot.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/slice-of-life-33/ Volunteer work at school can be trying.
Kitchen inspiration from remembering my grandmother…
I’m working on and infographic about my library and it’s making my brain hurt! Ha! http://mrstaylorstales.blogspot.com/2016/11/infographic.html
An invitation to you. Every year I create a video to welcome the new year. You are invited to send me 3-5 photos and short captions for each one that represent you this past year.. THIS IS US!!!!! Send them to my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org If you are new to this and need more explanation here’s the one from last year
Hope you us this year. Deadline: Dec. 28.
What is your place of solace and refuge? Mine is the shore. http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2016/11/place-of-solace.html
Why Write? http://klabonte.net/sol16-why-write/
An unexpected question reminds about the importance of self-care.
A wonderful Thanksgiving
Thankful for friends.
We are listening in:
Did you help make Black Friday “Black” for the retailers?
Today’s post got its start at NCTE. Thank you Linda Reif.
A book about an unusual aspect of World War II brings thoughts of my dad. http://sherlockesque.blogspot.com/2016/11/when-books-went-to-war-and-my-dad-went.html
Maybe old news to some, but visiting some of last week again: http://bit.ly/2fwa843
Embrace Chaos https://languageacquisitiontwicethework.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/embrace-the-chaos/
My annual holiday excursion to the post office
I’m back and I’m uncomfortable. http://kimberleymoran.blogspot.com/2016/11/slice-of-life-follow-story.html
Letters to Tuvia: Peace? https://digitalbonnie.me/2016/11/29/letters-to-tuvia-y2-34-peace-sol1611-29-16/
How a lost napkin ring can make you think! http://coachbsreflections.blogspot.com/2016/11/lost-and-found.html
A Perfect Thanksgiving
Margarita Engle’s messages were powerful reminders about how much sensitivity matters: http://tworeflectiveteachers.blogspot.com/2016/11/slice-of-life-challenge-to-increase-my.html
Still unpacking my notes from NCTE with a post on the real essay, a panel with Katherine Bomer. https://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/transformative-risky-essay/
Here’s my Slice for the Week! I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving! https://lisaorchard.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/a-slice-of-life-review-of-wrecked/
That overwhelmed feeling…
Just one of a million middle school conversations. http://carolwscorner.blogspot.com/2016/11/slice-of-life_29.html
Today, I worked on telling a story a 2nd time, from a different perspective.
Still giving thanks for the learning from #NCTE16. And just realizing that my top two sessions had one person in common . . . Katherine Bomer. NO wonder they rocked the world!
It’s all how you look at it… and sometimes we need to look at it together!
Do you have a place in your classroom where you keep your “special” books?
An international holiday preparation task this year: http://horizon51.blogspot.com/2016/11/tuesday-slice-christmas-in-box.html
Finally processing my time at NCTE. Quotes from brilliant minds that continue to inspire me… http://1gratefulteacher.blogspot.com/2016/11/reflections-hugs-tears.html
Texting AmyBot (mulling over a book so Slice-like, you’ll love it)
The promise that was broken…
Short Sick Kid Moment
Report Card Crunch Time- I promise to comment more soon!
If you are at all a fan of musical theatre you can join me in “Question to Ponder”…
Starting off a new read aloud — Jason Reynold’s Ghost
Here’s my first Slice of Life contribution! https://downsizingdad.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/cracked-rib-broken-heart/
Did everyone always offer their advice to you on how to parent when you were pregnant?!
That’s right, Anaïs Nin: Readers (and writers) get more than one whack at living. A relevant insight for my reading-inspired slice. http://cast-of-characters.blogspot.com/2016/11/plimptoniphany.html
A week of Thanksgiving celebrations near and far got me thinking about “What I Am Thankful For and What I Am Hopeful About…in my life.
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