SOLSC Classroom Challenge

April Classroom SOLSC Week 3- Comments Build Community

This week, we are thinking about how to strengthen students' comments! We are also thinking about mentor texts that inspire writing. Please share your ideas in the comments!

SOLSC Classroom Challenge

Classroom SOLSC Week 3: Comments Make Community!

We are beginning Week 3 of the Classroom SOLSC! How are your student bloggers doing? This week, we will focus on how essential thoughtful comments are for bloggers. Please share your ideas on how you teach your writers to comment in meaningful ways in the comments of this post.

SOLSC Classroom Challenge

Classroom SOLSC Week 1- Away we go!

Welcome to the April 2021 Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge!  If you haven't signed up yet, please share your class' blog information on the Padlet. Click here for more information on what the Classroom Slice of Life Challenge is all about! The April Classroom SOLSC begins on Thursday, April 1 and runs through… Continue reading Classroom SOLSC Week 1- Away we go!

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An Extraordinary Way to Inspire Writing About Ordinary Moments

Whether you're about to embark on the 9th Annual Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge or you're about to begin a unit on poetry where you want to encourage students to capture the beauty of their ordinary lives in verse, consider using Extraordinary! as a mentor text. Leave a comment on this blog post for a chance to win a copy of Extraordinary!

SOLSC Classroom Challenge

Overview of the April 2021 Classroom SOLSC

April might seem a long time away, but now is the time to start preparing for the April 2021 Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge. 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 share this challenge with your students? Read more to find out all the details!