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!
Remember to fill out the form for the SEAT Prize if you’ve been writing every day!
We have the second SEAT Prize announced today! Be sure to fill out the form if you’ve been writing all month!
It’s the first day of spring! Celebrate and slice!
Welcome to Day 19 of the 2021 Slice of Life Story Challenge! #sol21
It is often said that great comedy requires great empathy. Making space for humor in your classroom builds connections that will sustain you and your students through the highs and lows of the school year.
Welcome to Day 18 of the 2021 Slice of Life Story Challenge! #sol21
The seventeenth day has arrived! #sol21
Welcome to Day 16 of the 2021 Slice of Life Story Challenge! #sol21
When I first started teaching and heard experienced teachers converse using acronyms related to English Language Development, I wondered if I would be able to memorize these acronyms as freely … Continue Reading Supporting English Language Learners with Summary Writing
Welcome to Day 15 of the 2021 Slice of Life Story Challenge! #sol21
Welcome to the fourteenth day of the 14th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge! #sol21
You are thirteen days stronger. Keep working those writing muscles.
Check out the Be Inspired post for today, especially if you are person who is multilingual. We have a special challenge for you today!
Do you remember when you first became a reader of Two Writing Teachers Blog? I do. I was a second grade teacher, and I was launching writer’s notebooks with my students for the first time. I stumbled across a TWT post through (smart) luck via Google, and discovered a gold mine.
Eleven days of writing is eleven days closer to a writing habit!
You made it to day ten. Congratulations!
What keeps you writing? Maybe it’s the comments. Write and share, but don’t forget to give! It’s one of the best gifts of the SOLSC!
Sometimes multi-tasking leads to mistakes, sloppiness, and even disasters, admittedly. But sometimes it can lead to getting things done. Necessity can become the mother of inventions, and I’m hoping that these documents inspire some meaningful writing opportunities where maybe they hadn’t been before!
Have you been writing every day? Not only are we announcing some prize winner today, we have a new prize to announce too!