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Personal Narrative Texts.

In many of the classrooms I'm working in, we are moving into a Personal Narrative study.  I asked teachers to gather books they would like to use to anchor their teaching.  Below is a list of some of the texts: A Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel and David Catrow Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good,… Continue reading Personal Narrative Texts.

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Yo-Ho-Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me!

Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day (link takes you to Wikipedia; here is the official site).  Next to Christmas, this may just be my favorite!  🙂  A little known secret is that I'm an avid pirate-lover.  I love all things Pirate (except for the baseball team)!  Today my little family of five is celebrating. … Continue reading Yo-Ho-Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me!