I worked on the Reading-Writing Connections Document for Those Shoes until 12:30 a.m. Here are two examples of the way I set it up: Craft Move Page Number(s) Why the Author Might Be… Read More
Sarah Picard Taylor provides you with five ideas to get K – 2 writers writing when they find themselves stuck.
A BIG thank you to the people who graciously responded to the post I wrote in March when I was compiling the book list for the graduate course I’m teaching. The titles you… Read More
Maribeth Boelts will be the visiting author for the graduate course I’m teaching about children’s literature and the teaching of writing this summer. I’m SO EXCITED to meet her in person since I’ve… Read More
Ruth was shocked when she learned that I had never heard of Scaredy Squirrel Books when we passed the Kids Can Press Booth at the NCTE Conference. Quite frankly, once I started paging… Read More
In Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children’s Literature, K – 6, Lynne R. Dorfman and Rose Cappelli write, “Mentor texts help writers notice things about an author’s work that is not like anything… Read More