Tag Archive: first day of school

Begin the writing workshop year by writing on “Day One”

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This year, I’m reaching back into habits of old and carving out time to write during that first day. Here are some things I will keep in mind…

Back to School

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I’ve culled the TWT archives for posts you might want to read during the first month of the school year.

Going “Back to School”

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Some teachers have been back to school since August 1st, while others head back after Labor Day.  By looking through our site stats I’ve noticed a lot of people are searching for terms… Continue reading

Getting Ready to Go “Back to School”

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Some teachers are enjoying August without a care in the world, while others are at the bitter end of their summer vacation.  Therefore, I thought I’d take a few minutes to point you… Continue reading

Book Suggestions for Kids Who Are New to School

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My neighbor’s son is starting Kindergarten this month.  Even though I’ve only known him for a little over a year, I’m delighted for him since this is an exciting time in a young… Continue reading

First Day of School Poem for 2008-09 School Year

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I’ve decided to share the poem that has been on my door, since my first year of teaching, with my students this morning. It’s by Jeff Moss and is called “On the Other Side… Continue reading