Category Archive: reading journals

Writing About Reading Begins With Thinking About Reading


Some weeks ago, when the school year was brand new, I wrote about setting up our Reading Journals for a year of writing about our reading.  Now we are approaching the end of… Continue reading

Setting up the reading journal for a year of writing about reading


Ever since I began teaching, my students’ reading journals have been as much “the gateway to all the work we will be doing from September to June” (to borrow a phrase from a… Continue reading