SOLSC: Sick

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Compendium of Sickie Meds Originally uploaded by teachergal I don’t like being sick. It’s boring. I hate feeling tired, weak, and gross. I didn’t go to work yesterday since I had a 101-degree… Continue reading

It’s the very first Memoir Monday!

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Want to learn more about this Challenge? If so, click here. Need inspiration? Get started by reading this post and then writing down your own memoir-like entry. All set and ready to begin?… Continue reading

My First “Memoir Mondays” Memory Post

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We were patiently waiting at Logan Airport for the gate agent to call us up for check-in. Alexa hadn’t arrived from DC yet. I was flanked by my parents who were about to… Continue reading

Poetry Walking Tour

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We managed to duck the rain on today’s Providence Poetry Walk. Ten of my twenty students showed up with their family members to do today’s Poetry Walk. I think having 50% of my… Continue reading

Poetry on all of my N&A Charts

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My students are starting their poetry unit of study tomorrow. Hence, all of my News & Announcements Charts for the upcoming week have something poetry-related on them:

A New Challenge Begins Tomorrow

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Our first, of many (I hope), Memoir Mondays begins here at TWT tomorrow. A few folks asked how it works, so here goes: When you arrive at the site, you’ll be prompted to… Continue reading

Writing Workshop Teacher – Reflection

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A few days ago Ruth blogged about “end of the year reflections,” where she posted a link to her wiki where one could download an end of the year teaching reflection about Writing… Continue reading

The Round-Up

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Poetry Friday Round-Up Here’s the Round-Up for the 16th of May: 15 Words or Less Laura Salas Book Reviews were popular this week! Here are others who reviewed poetry books or excerpted poetry… Continue reading

M.M. will begin this Monday, 5/19.

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Please join us! Click here to learn more about our newest writing challenge.

Poetry Friday Is Here!

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River of Words: Young Poets and Artists on the Nature of Things is a new addition to my growing personal poetry collection. I wasn’t sure what to expect from this text when I… Continue reading

the stack

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I got home about a half hour ago. I checked my email, had a snack, and changed into my old D.G. sweatpants and a comfy t-shirt. And now… I’m ready to start reading… Continue reading

end of year reflections.

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Here in Indiana, we are wrapping up our school year.  That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, in ten more happy-wake-ups, school will be out for the summer!  Don’t the weeks leading up to the… Continue reading

TODAY: Word Up Submission

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TODAY Originally uploaded by teachergal One Little Word is a great blog that pushes its readers to focus on the meaning of one word for them. I’ve been pondering the latest “Word Up”… Continue reading

Blogs & Grammar

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Two months ago Pati, one of the Slice of Life Regulars, left this comment on one of our posts: As I have been working on this “Slice of Life Challenge,” while writing my… Continue reading

Memories on Mondays???

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Jane, who is a regular with the Slice of Life Story Challenge, suggested that we host “Memoir Mondays” here at Two Writing Teachers. I think it’s a wonderful idea, but need to know… Continue reading

Ruth’s SOLSC: Lilacs

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We traipsed out to the Lilac Bush, near the road.  Mom, with a sharp knife in her hand, me with scissors, Steph with sandals that blink with each step, and Sam running ahead then… Continue reading

Meme.

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Stacey tagged me, so here it goes. 1. The rules of the game get posted at the beginning. 2. Each player answers the questions about themselves. 3. At the end of the post,… Continue reading

photos + words finale.

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Let me just say that this week someone is coming to look at our home to see if we will be able to have high speed Internet.  Let me also say I may… Continue reading

Rubric: Memoir Unit of Study

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When I woke up this morning, I realized I never created an assessment rubric for memoir! My first thought was :How could I forget to do that!??! My second thought was: The Publishing… Continue reading

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

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Draft II: A Letter Back to a Student Originally uploaded by teachergal This note is a response to a student who turned-in her second draft yesterday. She did a phenomenal job mentoring herself… Continue reading