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Thinking about how to structure your Slice of Life writing? This post may help. And welcome to Day Five!
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Recently, Stacey and I were chatting via email about why the teaching of conclusions isn’t presented as a separate minilesson in Bringing History to Life, the information writing unit in the 4th … Continue Reading Concluding Information Writing and Tailoring Instruction
A lovely poem to celebrate the power of love and poetry.
I miss many things about being a classroom teacher. I miss the camaraderie with the students, the collegiality with the staff, and the sense that what I’m doing really matters. … Continue Reading Tuck Everlasting: 40th Anniversary Blog Tour #Tuck40th
If you aren’t familiar with this delightful biography of Sun Ra by Chris Raschka, you should be. Learn about the ways that this book is a perfect mentor text, and hear about the writing process from the author.
Why Goal-Setting Matters Much has been written about the current environment in education. We can choose to focus on the ways in which fear is driving the work that we do, the … Continue Reading Aim Higher: Why Goal-Setting Matters and Making Goals Visible
There is something to be said for emphasizing the kinds of words and phrases that may not deliver a whole lot of meaning on their own, but when used within a piece of writing, are meaning powerhouses.
Want to inspire kids to do more information writing? Teach them to write well about science.
This year, I vow to make each of my daily 1,440 minutes count. Here is the One Little Word I’ll live by this year.
This time of year can be overwhelming, for teachers and students alike. Writing about gratitude is one way to stay present and positive.