It’s hard to believe I haven’t published a post here since January, but how the the wheels of time keep turning! And I hope you will excuse my absence, as I have been working on my biggest writing project ever: a book for teachers! The title is Poetry Pauses: Using Poems to Improve Writing in […]
Tag: end of the year writing
One Word: A [end of year or beginning] Writing Challenge
In Abigail’s final post of the year she walks you through an end of the year reflection activity which could be done in any class/grade level. End the year with filling your classroom with words.
How To Reflect: 5 Ways to Encourage Reflection in Your Classroom
Today is an important day, a day all teachers cherish. Graduation. How remarkable to be able to share in this milestone year after year, class after class. What a privilege to take some small part in the upbringing and education of so many wonderful young people moving up and onto the next steps of their […]
Anthologies for Ending a Year
The beauty of Jay’s Mentor Text Wednesday posts is that they give us an instant idea — something to take back into our classrooms immediately, something to tinker with and fit to our students’ needs, and something to expand the way we think about mentor texts and the possibilities for our students’ writing. It’s easy […]