Category Archive: independent reading projects

Work Smarter: How To Wrap Up A Unit of Study

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This week my colleagues and I are writing posts that we hope will make your life a little easier. We’re sharing some ways to work smarter, not harder.

April 2009 Poetry Challenge Gifts

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April 2009 Poetry Challenge Gifts Originally uploaded by teachergal One-third of my students attempted the April 2009 Poetry Challenge, which I gave them as an optional, independent activity during the month of April… Continue reading

I can’t believe how well their projects turned out!

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Check out the highlights from the “Get a Reading Life” Independent Reading Project Slide Show below. (My kids blew me away today with their creativity.)

SOLSC: The Perfect “Gift”

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Last week, on the day I taught my students how to write letter poems by showing them Brod Bagert’s Poem “The Poem on My Pillow,” one of my students came up to me… Continue reading