As much as I LOVE notebooks, even I have to admit there is a time in every writer’s process when it is time to pop out of the notebook and onto a laptop or lined paper.
Last week I had a conversation with a middle school teacher who has spent her summer studying writing workshop and is excited to make writer’s notebooks the backbone of her writing instruction. This… Continue reading
This is my entry about a quotation that deals with hard work. Please link your entry to this post using Mr. Linky. Thanks! WN Entry: John Wayne Quotation Originally uploaded by teachergal
Ruth and I are both fans of quotations. We even have an entire page devoted to quotes we love. Lisa Meyer compiled a book entitled Quotes for Kids: Today’s Interpretations of Timeless Quotes… Continue reading
Things are crazy around my home & I’ve missed Wordless Wednesday two weeks in a row now . . . not to mention WNW. So on this Friday . . . which is… Continue reading
I’ve been hard at work on this piece of fiction writing for my classroom demonstrations during Writing Workshop. Hence, other than the writing I’ve been doing online (which is quite a bit), I… Continue reading
I’m not sure what the weather has been like in your corner of the world, but here in the Midwest, it has been bizarre! (Which may be a bit of an understatement!) Last… Continue reading
Stacey’s challenge for WNW last week made me pause and think. According to the Merriam-Webster Website (one of my favorites, by the way), Pride is: 1: the quality or state of being proud:… Continue reading
A charge for today’s Writer’s Notebook Wednesday: Think about how proud you are of someone or something you’re proud of and write about it. My entry can be found by clicking here. Ruth’s… Continue reading
Play along here — Wordless Wednesday
My Art Tools: Pastels, Erasers, & A Glass of Diet Coke Originally uploaded by teachergal Participate by clicking here. Writer’s Notebook Wednesday will be back next week.
So, I totally forgot to take photos of the pre-dinner routine. I’ll try for it this weekend & make another post on Inspiring Readers & Writers. So the bath time routine will have… Continue reading
Link your entry about routines to us with Mr. Linky or post a comment. Click here for Stacey’s post. And here for Ruth’s (after dinnertime tonight).
I had a little trouble deciding the routine I’d write about today. However, I wanted to pay hommage to my third and fourth grade French Teacher, so I chose the first routine of… Continue reading
Our once peaceful dinner-time was beginning to be a point of contention for our almost-two-year-old who is becoming more and more independent with each passing minute. Monday night it reached a new height… Continue reading
In a recent email, I explained to Stacey that life has just consumed me recently and the blogging end of it has taken the hit. The past few weeks have been bittersweet. The joy… Continue reading
Welcome to the first Writer’s Notebook Wednesday of 2008. Click here to read Ruth’s entry. Click here to read mine, which is embedded in this “newspaper clipping.” Link us to your entry by… Continue reading
Last year I took up an Ali E. challenge (a theme in my life, eh?) and participated in ONE LITTLE WORD. The idea was to come up with a defining word for the… Continue reading
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