Mentor Text Wednesday: Writing About Falling In Love With Literature

Mentor Texts: How Batman Made Me Fall In Love With Comic Books by Neil Gaiman Superman and Me by Sherman Alexie Writing Techniques: Writing About Literature Memoir Background: It’s the last week of school. Report cards and marks were submitted this morning. I have a couple of days to return my classroom to something I […]

Best of 2015-2016: In Search of a More Meaningful, Effective, Enduring Way to Teach Grammar

Each summer we press pause for a few weeks to tackle new writing projects and plan for the upcoming school year. And we reflect on where we’ve been by sharing with you the most-popular posts of the past school year. We will share these with you over the next five weeks, beginning with today’s post […]