Category Archive: SOLSC Classroom Challenge

April 2020 Classroom SOLSC: Getting Started!

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The April 2020 Classroom SOLSC starts this week on Wednesday, April 1! We look forward to celebrating stories and encouraging students to keep writing. Please share your ideas and resources in the comments!

A Time For Stories: Invitation to the April Classroom SOLSC

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I can’t think of a more important time for sharing stories.Our students are living through a most historic moment as the world faces the Covid-19 global pandemic. Many of us are experiencing school closures and trying to navigate distance learning for the first time under challenging circumstances. If one of your goals is for your students to grow as writers, feel part of a community, and document this unique time in history, consider joining us for the 2020 April Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge (SOLSC).

All About the 2020 Classroom SOLSC

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Blogging is a way to help students develop voice, a sense of audience, build digital citizenship, sharpen writing skills and connect to each other in new ways. Are you ready to sign your students up for the April 2020 Classroom SOLSC? Read on for all the details!

TWT Winter Recess and Holiday Wishes

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It is the time of year we are pausing at Two Writing Teachers and taking a short winter break. While we’re looking forward to our blogging break, we have a lot in store for 2020!
Find out more in this post.

March or April? Which Month is Best for the Classroom SOLSC?

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If your students participated in the Classroom SOLSC, then please take three minutes to fill out this survey. Your responses will help us shape future Classroom Challenges!

Classroom SOLSC: Blogging into Week 2

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It’s Week 2 of the Classroom SOLSC! If you aren’t participating with your students but would like to support our student bloggers with comments, we welcome your support! Students are working so hard thismonth and comments are very motivating. Just click on the Padlet and select a class to read and respond to! This week we are talking about keeping the enthusiasm going in our second week of the challenge.

Classroom SOLSC: Setting Up For Success

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How do you build excitement, stay organized and keep track of all the commenting during the Classroom SOLSC? Read on for my best ideas and then please share your own in the comments!

Classroom SOLSC: Here We Go!

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Welcome to the Classroom SOLSC! We moved to April…no fooling! Student bloggers, this is your month! Thank you to the dedicated educators who are inspiring students to live like a writer all month long.

Thinking Ahead to April and the Classroom SOLSC

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The Classroom SOLSC is in April this year and it gives me an extra month to reflect, plan and prepare! How are you helping students to get ready for this challenge?

Classroom SOLSC Makes a Move!

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This year, the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge is making a move from March to April! Read to find out more about the challenge and how you can take part!

Reflections on the Classroom SOLSC 2018

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The Classroom SOLSC is over for this year…now come the reflections!

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 31 OF 31

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Woohoo! Day 31 of the Classroom SOLSC! You and your students made it!

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 30 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 30 of the Classroom SOLSC! How would you sum up this experience in 6 words?

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 29 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 29 of the Classroom SOLSC! How are you planning to celebrate your students efforts in the challenge?

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 28 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 28 of the Classroom SOLSC! Care to leave a video on Flipgrid about your experience?

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 27 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 27 of the Classroom SOLSC! Today we are looking for your feedback on the format we used this year.

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 26 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 26! Today’s questions is about thinking of the lessons learned and what you might do differently next year….

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 25 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 25 of the 2018 Classroom SOLSC for Students! We are thinking about texts that inspire your students to write today.

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 24 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 24 of the 2018 Classroom SOLSC for Students! Are your students easily coming up with ideas or need a little help for our final stretch?

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 23 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 23 of the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge! 2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC PADLET ANNOUNCEMENTS INSPIRATION/TODAY’S QUESTION Today’s Question for Classroom SOLSC Teachers: What have you learned about yourself as a… Continue reading