Monthly Archive: March, 2020

Day 31 of the March SOLSC! #SOL20

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Lots to check out in this post! A video message from #TWTBlog, inspiration from a fellow slicer, and info on prizes.

Teaching from Home: A Poetry Lesson

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This is an invitation to write a poem with me today! You might also find this post helpful to you as a teacher and wish to share it with your students.

Day 30 of the March SOLSC! #SOL20

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Whether it’s your 3rd day of writing this month, or 30th, celebrate your slicing milestone and keep writing!

April 2020 Classroom SOLSC: Getting Started!

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The April 2020 Classroom SOLSC starts this week on Wednesday, April 1! We look forward to celebrating stories and encouraging students to keep writing. Please share your ideas and resources in the comments!

Day 29 of the March SOLSC! #SOL20

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Only three more days to write for the SOLSC. We hope you will join us!

Day 28 of the March SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the final stretch! We hope you’ll join us on the 28th day of the SOLSC.

Day 27 of the March SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the 27th day of the SOLSC, please join us!

The Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge at Home: Advice for Families

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Usually, readers of Two Writing Teachers are teachers and literacy coaches. However, this post is as much for families at home with kids as it is for teachers.

DAY 26 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the twenty-sixth day of our 31-day writing challenge. So glad you’re still here! Write your slice of life story, share the link to it in the comments section, and give comments to at least three other Slicers.

DAY 25 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the twenty-fifth day of our 31-day writing challenge. Don’t stop now! Write your slice of life story, share the link to it in the comments section, and give comments to at least three other Slicers.

DAY 24 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the twenty-fourth day of our 31-day writing challenge.
Write, share, give!

A Time For Stories: Invitation to the April Classroom SOLSC

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I can’t think of a more important time for sharing stories.Our students are living through a most historic moment as the world faces the Covid-19 global pandemic. Many of us are experiencing school closures and trying to navigate distance learning for the first time under challenging circumstances. If one of your goals is for your students to grow as writers, feel part of a community, and document this unique time in history, consider joining us for the 2020 April Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge (SOLSC).

DAY 23 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the twenty-third day of our 31-day writing challenge. Keep going! Write your slice of life story, share the link to it in the comments section, and give comments to at least three other Slicers.

DAY 22 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the twenty-second day of our 31-day writing challenge. Let’s keep the momentum going! Write your slice of life story, share the link to it in the comments section, and give comments to at least three other Slicers.

DAY 21 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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It’s the twenty-first day of SOLSC!

DAY 20 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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Twenty days of writing. Twenty days of connecting. Welcome to the twentieth day of March SOLSC!

A Very Short List of Distance Learning Ideas

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How can we strike a balance between device-based distance learning support and tried-and-true physical experiences in a way that supports our writers in some positive ways?  While I am aware many wonderful and generous educators and authors have already compiled and curated extensive lists, allow me to share just a few that you may (or may not) find helpful in your efforts to guide and support students and parents at home…

DAY 19 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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Sometimes we just need to laugh, sometimes cry! Check out the Be Inspired post for today as well as prize info!

DAY 18 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL20

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Writing creates emotions as readers and as writers! Who has made you laugh or made you cry in #sol20?

Rethinking Materials, Routines, and Collaboration: What Does Independence and Interdependence Look Like From Home?

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Our teaching worlds have been turned upside down. For many of us, every system and structure we’ve had in place for planning, teaching and learning has changed over the past few days. As you find our groove in the new reality, here are some practical suggestions that will help bring the many comforts of your classroom home.