The end of the school year is here and all I can think about is curling up on a picnic blanket under the trees while my kids play around me so I can read. Nothing feels better than losing myself in a text, when I’m reminded how much I love stories, connect with characters, and… Continue reading Writing About Reading: Gorgeous Notebook Pages and Summer Stacks
Tag: end of year reflection
Ending the Year with Intention
When this post goes live, there will be just 13 teaching days left in my school year. The end is coming quickly and more than ever, every minute counts. I'm thinking about how to spend each moment with the readers and writers I learn alongside and teach. What will we make time for? What will… Continue reading Ending the Year with Intention
The End of Year Poem: Crafting that “last message”
So, we are all winding down the school year these days. The end of year projects, festivities, packing up, and cleaning out plans are in full swing in my classroom at the moment...and my thoughts are beginning to turn to that last rite of the school year: the goodbye message...