Fall 2006. One of my talented former students, who was part of the Extended Day Program, decided to undertake an independent writing project similar to Lisa Meyer’s Book Quotes for … Continue Reading Today’s Lesson Was Inspired By One of My Former Students
When I was at Borders yesterday, I found myself sucked into buying a tiny book by Mitchell Uscher, which is a collection of quotes about teachers and teaching. I just … Continue Reading Some inspiration to keep you going this Tuesday
My 4th grade students did a unit of study in Reading Workshop entitled “Writing About Reading” this past fall. Therefore, they’ve become pretty adept at citing the text. However, I … Continue Reading Citing the Text
I have just a few minutes before the day starts to really roll, but I wanted to quickly share a quote from Ralph Fletcher’s book, Live Writing: Breathing Life Into … Continue Reading today —
Stacey challenged a writer’s notebook entry on a quote. I’ve been thinking ever since then, What quote will I write about? Funny how Friday afternoons work — I’m selecting one … Continue Reading wn entry: quote challenge.
This is my entry about a quotation that deals with hard work. Please link your entry to this post using Mr. Linky. Thanks! WN Entry: John Wayne Quotation Originally uploaded … Continue Reading Writer’s Notebook Wednesday: Quotations
Ruth and I are both fans of quotations. We even have an entire page devoted to quotes we love. Lisa Meyer compiled a book entitled Quotes for Kids: Today’s Interpretations … Continue Reading WNW Charge: Quote
I’ve been celebrating a lot lately… My wedding, My students’ amazing achievements, and as of 5:40 this morning, my snow day. However, amid my joy, Ruth has been going through … Continue Reading WN ENTRY: Remembering
My writing is evolving. I’m beginning to reach the art of just letting it be — meaning allowing the words to take me and in the process evolve into new ideas. … Continue Reading ruth’s wn entry: my writing.
I started reading Penny Kittle’s book, The Greatest Catch, yesterday. It is fantastic — I could hardly put it down! In her introduction, she shares these words, which I think are … Continue Reading uplifting words.
I copied this quote on an opening page of a writer’s notebook I started my first year of teaching. I was reminded of it today at the end of the … Continue Reading quote for today.