Category Archive: slice of life

WRITE, SHARE, GIVE: SOLS TIME

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“A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind   It is… Continue reading

Write, share, give: SOLS time

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“A writer is a person who cares what words mean, what they say, how they say it. Writers know words are their way towards truth and freedom, and so they use them with… Continue reading

WRITE, SHARE, GIVE: SOLS TIME

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Just before we left for our Thanksgiving break, a fellow teacher I’d been trying to persuade to join our Slice of Life community emailed me to say that she’d finally got her blog… Continue reading

Write, Share, Give: SOLS Time

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“This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It’s that easy, and that hard.”
― Neil Gaiman

SOLS & A New Link

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Before you link your Slice of Life Story today, please take a few minutes to check out our newly designed Slice of Life Information Page!

All Because We Shared Our Stories

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Our stories bond us together. I have known this to be true ever since I started writing, but I saw real evidence of it today as I walked down the hallways of my school building.

Link Your Slice of Life Story

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Now, it is time to write your slice, share your link, and give some comments to (at least three) other slicers.

Slice of Life & RSVP

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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ~Maya Angelou I am thankful to be hosting the Slice of Life Story Challenge on Tuesdays during the month of November.… Continue reading

Slice of Life in the classroom: How to rubric and grade our project

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Launching our yearlong Slice of Life writing challenge is an exhilarating experience for my sixth graders. None of them have done any type of digital writing, and the very idea of posting a… Continue reading

Slicing in the Classroom All Year Long

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The week of June 10th was hectic around here.  I had a sleuth of appointments, was doing major revisions to the keynote I’m delivering this Thursday, and was getting ready to visit family… Continue reading

#allwrite13 Online Connections Dinner

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Since Ramona asked and she traveled all the way from Seattle, I honored her request. We went around the room and introduced ourselves. It was a big dinner party — 33 people in… Continue reading

Just Write.

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I hope you are taking the summer to just write. Life is too short not to write. I’ve been percolating today’s blog post and planned to write it this afternoon. However, plans changed,… Continue reading

#slice2013: 30 of 31

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WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the SAME username each day) before the comments close. (Comments typically close around 5 am.)… Continue reading

#slice2013: 17 of 31

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WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the SAME username each day) before the comments close. (Comments typically close around 5 am.)… Continue reading

slice#2013: 16 of 31

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  Looking forward to reading your slices today. WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the SAME username each day) before the… Continue reading

#slice2013: 15 of 31

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“Write about what makes you different.” Sandra Cisneros   WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the SAME username each day) before… Continue reading

#slice2013: 14 of 31

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“Everybody–even monsters–needed a little attention once in a while.”  ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief {Care} WRITE. Each day in March write a slice on your own blog. SHARE. Link your post here (using the… Continue reading

#slice2013: 13 of 31

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Another Commenting Challenge! Please take the time to read and comment on CLASSROOM slices. There are several young slicers joining the challenge to write for a month. Hope on over to the Classroom… Continue reading

#slice2013: 12 of 31

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“I love the way that each book — any book — is its own journey. You open it, and off you go. You are changed in some way, large or small, by having… Continue reading

#slice2013: 11 of 31

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. — Harriet Tubman {Dream}… Continue reading