Category Archive: morning meeting share

Morning Meeting Ideas + a Giveaway

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Several years ago, I took a graduate course entitled “Literature for Older Children” with Kathy Brody, who was a former classroom teacher.  Brody, who was trained in the Responsive Classroom approach, wanted to… Continue reading

Sharing (at Morning Meeting)

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I spent the first few weeks of school modeling how to share during “Share Time” at Morning Meeting. I did this so that my students would have a greater sense of how I… Continue reading

P.F.: Getting to Know the Teacher

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Where I’m From with notes Originally uploaded by teachergal When my former students and I published DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women in 2007, we decided to write “Where I’m… Continue reading

Sharing in Writing Workshop

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I just received a mailing from my school over the weekend with our summer professional reading. There’s an excerpt from The Art of Teaching Reading, as well as a copy of Leah Mermelstein‘s… Continue reading

Eight Slice of My Life –> Sharing With My Students

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This will be the cover page for the eight slice of life stories I wrote this past week. I’m going to be sharing them with my students so that they, too, can take… Continue reading

News & Announcements Chart

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Each and every Sunday I create my News & Announcements Charts for the week (i.e., for Morning Meeting). I just created one that I really like for this-coming Friday. It looks like this:… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Hard Launch

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I did a soft launch of Poetry Friday in my classroom starting in the last week of September. However, I’m ready to do a hard launch of Poetry Friday this Friday. This is… Continue reading

My Writing Teacher Goals

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Angela Redden got me thinking about all of my goals for the upcoming school year. I thought this would be a brilliant place for me to articulate my writerly goals, so here goes.… Continue reading