Slice of Life Story Challenge

Day 7 of the March SOLSC #SOL17

Welcome to the seventh day of the 10th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge! 

If you’re sharing your students’ slice of life stories, please head over to the Classroom Challenge.



SOL T-Shirt on Ink to the PeopleDo you need some slicer swag? Visit our online shop at CafePress to find something for yourself, your students, or even your DOG! You will find unique merchandise with the Slice of Life logo on t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, stickers, and more. NOTE: All profits from the sale of the items in this shop will benefit the Pajama Program.


  • Ona at On a Thought, wrote A Slice of Water, back in February. She shares and shows how a simple mistake can make a story. What simple little stories are creeping into your every day everyday life? SOLSC always reminds me that they live in front of me if I’m looking.
  • Click here if you need topic ideas.





Please use the SAME email/username information on all of your March comments.


Prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the month-long Slice of Life Story Challenge.  You’ll be eligible for a prize if:

1.     You fill out the participant data form, which went live on February 19th.

2.     You comment ONLY ONCE on the daily call for Slice of Life stories (3/1 – 3/31/17).

3.     You sign a Slice of Life Story Challenge Participation Pledge on April 1st.  (We’ll post the pledge and will ask you to “sign.” You’ll sign by leaving a comment certifying you wrote and linked daily, as well as commented on at least three other Slicers’ writing daily.)

  • In order to be in the running for a prize at the end of the month, you must leave the link to your slice of life story by 11:59 p.m. EST to be eligible for prizes.
    • Only links left before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time will count when you’re signing-off on the participation pledge on April 1st.
  • The call for slices goes up at midnight EST. Everyone has the same 24-hour window to post, regardless of the time zone in which they live.
  • Please play fair and leave only one link each day.


  • Should you have questions about getting started with this Challenge, please contact:
      • If your last name begins with the letters A – G, please email Betsy, betsymhubbard{at}
      • If your last name begins with the letters H – M, please email questions to Lisa, lkeeler{at}
      • If your last name begins with the letters N – S, please email questions to Melanie, meehanmelanie{at}
      • If your last name begins with the letters T – Z, please email questions to Stacey, stacey{at}
      • Tech-related questions? Contact Beth Moore at beth[at]elizabethmoore[dot]work


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