Draft Plans for Literary Essays

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My students are going to be drafting while I’m out of the room doing reading assessments this-coming Thursday. Hence, I’m a little bit panicked since I don’t like being out of the room… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #29

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Earlier in the day, Marc admitted to being a “Social Coffee Drinker.” I thought that sounded funny. I’ve never heard anyone label themselves with that kind of status before. “Morning Coffee Drinker,” yes;… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #28

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Right after work I picked up all of the letters I created for my students so they could all take-home a piece of pottery when we have the next (ticket-bidding) Pottery Auction. I… Continue reading

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Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 28

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Poetry Friday: An Ode to Brads

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I liked the photo I attached to yesterday’s SOLSC Post so much that I tried to replicate it with another photograph of my crystal-like brads (aka: fasteners). Since it’s Poetry Friday, I decided… Continue reading

Conferring

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It’s true what Lucy always said about speaking loud enough so other students hear you while you confer… they do learn by listening in! I’ve known this for awhile, but was reminded of… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #27

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I fell asleep on my couch around 9ish this evening. I was grading papers and got tired, so I turned on the TV, laid down, and well… fell fast asleep. Marc tapped me… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 27

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A Retrospective of Posts

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I was on Bethany’s Blog this morning and came across a meme. Since I woke up around 4:00 a.m. this morning (couldn’t sleep), I decided to give it a whirl. So, here I… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #26

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My Slice of Life Story for March 26th, 2008 Originally uploaded by teachergal I kind of felt like a student today. I wasn’t sure what to write about. I had lots of stories,… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 26

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Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #25

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SOLS 032508 Originally uploaded by teachergal My SOLS was inspired by two of my students today. I’m happy to report that our afternoon with our new desk arrangement went well. Should be interesting… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 25

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I’m a bit astonished!

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I am creating a list of writing partnerships for my students’ Literary Essay Unit of Study based on the texts they’ve selected to examine, from the packet of 11 texts I gave them,… Continue reading

March has gone by sooooo fast!

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My students and I were at Closing Circle today and one remarked, “If next week is the last week of March, does that mean it’s the last week of the ‘Slice of Life… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 24

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Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #24

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Stacey and “Ebubbey” in 2002 Originally uploaded by teachergal When I woke up this morning, I got out of bed as usual. I went into our study, flicked on the light above my… Continue reading

My Own Independent “Writing” Project

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It’s been a plan of mine, for years, to create my own Passover Haggadah. I think I FINALLY finished it (all sixty pages of it) tonight, with ample time to have it printed… Continue reading

Thinking About Thesis Statements

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I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the thesis statements my students are going to start crafting for their literary essays lately. Therefore, in addition to the graphic organizer I produced for… Continue reading