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Overview of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge

The Slice of Life Story Challenge began on Two Writing Teachers in March 2008. This March, we’ll host the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge. Ever since the challenge began, the mission has remained the same: to support teachers who want to write daily. Teachers who write regularly can better support the students they teach in writing workshops daily.

In the weeks to come, the co-author team and I will provide you with information about prizes and the Sixth Annual Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge. For now, here’s some basic information to get you energized for our March writing challenge. (Please note: There are three sections to the slide presentation below: new & returning slicers, new slicers, and returning slicers. Please read the sections that apply to you.

Click on the image (above) to enlarge. Many thanks to Beth Moore for creating this infographic!

Are you excited about the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge? Do you need some motivation to commit? Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment.

Stacey Shubitz View All

I am a literacy consultant who focuses on writing workshop. I've been working with K-6 teachers and students since 2009. Prior to that, I was a fourth and fifth-grade teacher in New York City and Rhode Island.

I'm the author of Craft Moves (Stenhouse Publishers, 2016) and the co-author of Jump Into Writing (Zaner-Bloser, 2021), Welcome to Writing Workshop (Stenhouse Publishers, 2019), and Day By Day (Stenhouse, 2010).

I live in Central Pennsylvania with my husband and children. In my free time, I enjoy swimming, doing Pilates, cooking, baking, making ice cream, and reading novels.

16 thoughts on “Overview of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge Leave a comment

  1. This will be (I think) my fourth year participating and I’m so looking forward to it! Thanks for all that you do to organize this huge undertaking and to foster a warm, supportive community to support teachers who write.

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