Ever do something that you look back on and think, “What was I thinking?” Well, when I came across this photo of my feet (Sorry, but I have to post … Continue Reading INSPIRATION for Memoir Mondays: Mistakes from the Past
Thanks for stopping by today. Regardless of whether you took our food charge or wrote a short memoir-like post without our inspiration, we’re glad you’re here to link your “Memoir … Continue Reading The First M.M. of June
My father began taking me to Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Shop when I was around six or seven years old. He introduced me to Blend-Ins, which is ice cream that … Continue Reading Thomas Sweet: The Evolution of My Blend-Ins
Is there a place you have been eating at for years… by yourself or with family? Is it a place you come back to for comfort food again and again? … Continue Reading “Memoir Mondays” Inspiration
When we first started Two Writing Teachers, we kept it private for a bit. We wrote and analyzed, wrote and discussed, wrote and tweaked and wrote some more. Then we … Continue Reading Ruth’s Memoir Monday: A Place
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Link your memory-related post to this post by using Mr. Linky. Not sure what to write about today? Just click here for a dollop of inspiration. We’re looking forward to … Continue Reading It’s Memoir Monday!
My best friend and I went to Newport in August 2004. Since then, I’ve been back quite a few times, including yesterday, with Marc (my husband). Therefore, this Monday, I’m … Continue Reading Memoir Monday Idea: A Special Place (Then & Now)
Want to learn more about this Challenge? If so, click here. Need inspiration? Get started by reading this post and then writing down your own memoir-like entry. All set and … Continue Reading It’s the very first Memoir Monday!
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I got home about a half hour ago. I checked my email, had a snack, and changed into my old D.G. sweatpants and a comfy t-shirt. And now… I’m ready … Continue Reading the stack
Jane, who is a regular with the Slice of Life Story Challenge, suggested that we host “Memoir Mondays” here at Two Writing Teachers. I think it’s a wonderful idea, but … Continue Reading Memories on Mondays???
When I woke up this morning, I realized I never created an assessment rubric for memoir! My first thought was :How could I forget to do that!??! My second thought … Continue Reading Rubric: Memoir Unit of Study
Draft II: A Letter Back to a Student Originally uploaded by teachergal This note is a response to a student who turned-in her second draft yesterday. She did a phenomenal … Continue Reading Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…
Last week I blogged about the three structures memoir writing I’m teaching my students. Seeing as they’re all walking around saying, “I need more beads,” or “I’m not sure if … Continue Reading Structure
My comments about a student’s memoir (draft one) Originally uploaded by teachergal This is the other way I respond to my students’ drafts for all assignments. I always attach a … Continue Reading Another Way of Responding to Student Writing
My students’ first drafts (of their memoirs) are filled with truth and emotion. I started reading them yesterday during Workshop time since some of the kids went home and completed … Continue Reading I’m sitting reading memoirs…
Kate and I were creating charts after school this afternoon for tomorrow’s big memoir drafting lesson. (Though I previewed it for my kids today.) Calkins & Chiarella’s Book makes reference … Continue Reading What Do Hybrid Cars, Windows, and Pearl Necklaces Have to Do with Memoir?
My room was pin-drop quiet during Writing Workshop today. Why? I did that great Katherine Bomer Activity I blogged about earlier this week entitled “Inside Me/Outside Me.” The kids not … Continue Reading Pin-Drop Quiet in W.W.
When Lucy had us keep Process Logs for each piece we wrote for one of her classes, I (at first) thought it was a waste of time. I wondered how … Continue Reading Process Log Gets My Mind In-Motion Again