A silver lining of teaching remotely has been opportunities, like this one, to elevate authentic reasons to read and write. Kids are curious about how others do things, and they have so much real-world expertise to share. A strategy such as this one gives our youngest writers access to topics that might otherwise exceed their emergent writing skills.
Many of us were taught that first person pronouns had no place in academic writing. But is that rule still being followed by professional writers?
Poetry Friday 030708 Originally uploaded by teachergal Every Friday we read a poem together. I found this one in a poetry book I just got and thought I’d share it … Continue Reading POETRY FRIDAY: This sheet is for my class’s Morning Meeting
I’ve noticed that there aren’t any explicit directions on how to make a round challah online for the Jewish High Holy Days. Hence, since I’m about to engage in some … Continue Reading Round Challah