Category Archive: slice of life

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 2

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I finished attaching ribbon, to the wooden boxes I painted, earlier this morning. I decided I had gotten enough practice painting practice. Therefore, it was time to bring out the stencil and have… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 2

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Please link your Slice of Life Story to us here by clicking on the Mr. Linky Widget below. To learn more about this Challenge, please visit our Slice of Life Challenge Page. Also,… Continue reading

Ruth’s SOLC: Studio Desk

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  The first day of March.  The first day of the Slice of Life Challenge (SOLC).  The first entry I’ve ever written in a Moleskine Notebook.  And I’ve found myself paying attention (even… Continue reading

Slice of Life Notebook.

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I made this special just for the challenge.  My very first Moleskine — ooh-la-la!

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 1

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It’s 12:05 a.m. on March 1st, which means it’s time for me to post the widget for Day 1 of the Slice of Life Story Challenge. Please link your Slice of Life Story… Continue reading

Tracking Chart

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I created the Slice of Life Story Challenge Tracker and posted it above my desk, which is oddly located in my classroom’s meeting area, this afternoon. I cannot wait to see how many… Continue reading

SOLSC: Student Tracker Spreadsheet

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Need a quick record-keeping form to use to track your students’ Slice of Life Stories in March? If so, click here for a spreadsheet I created and published as a Google Document for… Continue reading

Slice of Life Student Challenge Announcement

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My fourth grade colleague is going to be doing the Slice of Life Story Challenge with her class as well. Therefore, I made this flier to go home with the students tomorrow. It’s… Continue reading

today —

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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 Your Words” We… 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

Slice of Life Story: It’s in the Blue Bag

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My First Sunday Times in RI Originally uploaded by teachergal I slid my feet into my flip flops and grabbed my keys from the “Do Not Forget” Key Holder that is around my… Continue reading

Slice of Life: Christina

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Working on a Weekend Originally uploaded by teachergal It took a very special person to fill-in my Grandmother’s Speed Dial Spot on my cell phone after she passed away last year. In fact,… Continue reading

We’re hosting a Slice of Life Story Challenge this March!

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Learn more about it by going viewing this ten page “slide show.” Make a scrapbook – it’s easy! Let us know if you’re planning to take part in the March Challenge by leaving… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Overflow

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I decided to make “Jackie’s Coffee” this morning, which is named after one of my cousins who passed away a few years ago. Basically, Jackie’s Coffee is half a cup of coffee +… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: HGTV

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Slice of Life Story: Spewing Sink

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I pumped the soap bottle and felt the dollop of soap fall onto my fingertips. I rubbed my hands together and got ready for the lather to be washed away. However, when I… Continue reading

ruth: slice of life: welcome home.

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“Hiiiiiiiiiiaaaahhh!  Moooooommmmmmmm!”  The little voice greeted me as I opened the front door after work today.  (I just wish I could get the Doppler Effect to come out in my writing!)  The 27 pound… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Close Call

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Mr. Quirk, my high school driving instructor, told me that many accidents happen in parking lots since people aren’t paying attention. For that reason, I’ve always been sure to be extra-alert whenever I… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Rain, Rain, Go Away

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It was hard to fall asleep last night since the rain kept tap-tap-tapping on the ledge outside my window. I woke up this morning to the same persistent tapping. Unable to fall back… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Pancakes for Breakfast

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When I transferred the pancake mix into an airtight container last month, I forgot to cut out the directions from the side of the box before I threw out the box. Oops! This… Continue reading