Ahh! Poetry Friday is here! My poem comes straight off of the Giggle Poetry Website, which my former students have always loved. I hope you enjoy today’s selection AND will share the Giggle… Continue reading
Here are a couple of pages from my writer’s notebook. I put them on transparencies and used them to teach a focus lesson about doing some “deep thinking” about a story before actually… Continue reading
Coney Island: 2004 Originally uploaded by teachergal When I was a little girl my father used to take me to Brooklyn at least once a month so we could spend time with his… Continue reading
It’s that time of the year in many classrooms. Check out the discussion (via the comments) in Jen Barney’s post: A Moment. Great discussion & ideas.
I’m honored to be part of the Cybils Fiction Picture Book Judging Team. Thanks Anne and Kelly!
1. Golf Glove purchased on Kiawah Island in the late 1990’s. Used twice. Maybe three times. Stories from my golf lesson abound. (I think this is what I’ll model with during my Minilesson… Continue reading