Some images that represent the writing-related things going on in my classroom. Enjoy the “tour!” (Many of these photos were taken by my students with my camera.) News & Announcement … Continue Reading Peek Into My Classroom
As I was conferring with my students today, I realized that many of their fictional characters were just them, but with different names. (They were choosing seed ideas today and … Continue Reading Walking the Walk
Last Thursday, the D’var Torah I was working on and posted about last month was finally published with my synagogue’s weekly newsletter! Very little of what I wrote was edited … Continue Reading It’s been published!
Or is it blogger’s block? I don’t know what to post . . . and this is quite uncharacteristic for me, which means it is also quite frustrating. Since the … Continue Reading writer’s block.
If there’s any book I’ve turned to over and over again that sits on my bookshelf and DOESN’T collect dust, it’s Georgia Heard‘s The Revision Toolbox: Teaching Techniques That Work, … Continue Reading Revision Toolbox
I’ve heard a lot of talk lately about texting (or instant messaging or emailing — although that one’s on the way out as far as high school & college kids are … Continue Reading TM Makes Poor Writers? IDK.
A Time for Meaning – Notebooks in the Writing Process, originally uploaded by teachergal. This graphic is from Katherine Bomer’s Key Note Address at the 2006 TCRWP Summer Institute on … Continue Reading How do Notebooks Fit into the Writing Process
Pages 3 and 4 of my collecting entry on Miketz Originally uploaded by teachergal …and this is some of what I have. I’m trying to take on this task methodically, … Continue Reading I’ve started collecting…
Every week my synagogue attaches a D’var Torah, which is an interpretation of the week’s Torah portion, to the weekly newsletter. I decided to volunteer to write a D’var Torah … Continue Reading A writing challenge I volunteered for… and it’s going to be challenging!