Category Archive: writer’s notebook

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 9

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The hot air inside of the bubble felt good against my skin. I took an extra-long time stretching as many muscles as I could before I unzipped my goggles from their protective case.… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 8

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You still have time to participate in the: View the “slide show” (below) to learn more about the slices of our lives worth recording. Make a scrapbook – it’s easy! Please link your… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 4

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Please link your Slice of Life Story to us here by clicking on the Mr. Linky Widget below. (Sorry that I didn’t post this ’til the morning. I’m still under the weather and… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 4

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We Voted Together! #3 & #4 at the Polling Place! Originally uploaded by teachergal I didn’t care if I am sick. I’m voting today! “What time do you think we need to leave… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 3

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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

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

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

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 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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Writer’s Notebook Wednesday: Quotations

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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

Discovery from a Weekend Writer’s Notebook Assessment

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Reminder for a Student Writer Originally uploaded by teachergal I recently changed-up my Weekend Writer’s Notebook Assessments. One question I ask, now, is “How can I help you as a writer?” I noticed… Continue reading

WNW Charge: Quote

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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

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

Slice of Life Writing

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One of my students and her mom spent some time with me after school yesterday afternoon. (Yep, made it through the day even though I was sick!) She claimed that she had nothing… Continue reading

Writing Fiction

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I haven’t been blogging much lately since I’ve been drafting my short fiction story that I’m writing alongside my students for the unit of study we’re in right now. This is the first… Continue reading

RIWP Spring Conference

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I just received an e-mail today to find out that my proposal to do a session at the Rhode Island Writing Project’s Spring Conference was accepted. 🙂 The session’s title I proposed when… Continue reading

New WN

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I purchased an extra Moleskine Notebook in August when I was buying for my students since they come in packs of three. I wasn’t sure I’d ever use the 21st one for myself,… Continue reading