Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 7

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You still have time to participate in the: Please link your Slice of Life Story to us here by clicking on the Mr. Linky Widget below. To learn more about this Challenge, please… Continue reading

Plan Book

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Someone queried me last month asking me, “What does your plan book look like?” I scanned-in my plan book and emailed them back. However, in the past week, I’ve gotten a few more… Continue reading

POETRY FRIDAY: This sheet is for my class’s Morning Meeting

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Poetry Friday 030708 Originally uploaded by teachergal Every Friday we read a poem together. I found this one in a poetry book I just got and thought I’d share it with my kids… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 6

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Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 6 (The Price of Gasoline)

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I considered going on the weekend, but after having to do a four gallon fill-up on Tuesday night to get-by, I decided to fill-up my tank on my way home this evening. I… Continue reading

Literary Essay Texts

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During our common planning time today, my colleagues and I brainstormed a list of texts we’re going to have students select from for their literary essays. Many people think that kids should pick… Continue reading

reflecting on charts.

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Yesterday in Sue Price’s sixth grade language arts class, I led the sharing.  Her students are in the middle of reading their research (on a topic of their choice) in order to write… Continue reading

solc: song on the radio.

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What a busy day!  Currently I’m in the midst of a major life change.  Yesterday’s slice of life was too personal to post (not to mention that I left my house at 5:30 am,… Continue reading

Passion Quilt Meme

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Giving the Gift of Poetry Originally uploaded by teachergal I was tagged by Megan for the Passion Quilt Meme. Essentially one needs to think about what they’re passionate with regard to education and… Continue reading

They’re publishing their books! They’re publishing their books!

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My room was essentially controlled chaos today since my students began publishing their picture books. Paper cuttings were everywhere by the end of the day, as were markers, pens, pencils, and a myriad… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 5

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Was the bear cold? Originally uploaded by teachergal “Proceed to the first landing,” I told my Assembly Line Managers once I saw that my class was ready to leave the lunch room. I… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 5

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It’s not too late to start participating in the: Please link your Slice of Life Story to us here by clicking on the Mr. Linky Widget below. To learn more about this Challenge,… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Why don’t I have the patience to paint something nicely?

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Hanging Key Holder or Gar-bage?

thinking about pictures.

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When Debbie Miller was here, she had recommended Tony Johnston’s book, The Harmonica.  I was instantly intrigued by the book and ordered it from Amazon.  (You can too, by using the links in… Continue reading

ruth’s solc: the harmonica.

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Snuggled on the couch.  Surrounded by my favorite quilt.  Alone.  I hold a new book.  I take a moment to notice the dark cover.  Although it is hand-drawn, it almost looks like a photo.… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 4

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Please link your Slice of Life Story to us here by clicking on the Mr. Linky Widget below. (Sorry that I didn’t post this ’til the morning. I’m still under the weather and… Continue reading

“New Literacy”

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I’m in a political mood today since today is Primary Day in R.I. Therefore, I have been thinking about the way that politicians work with educators to affect change. Hence, I decided to… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 4

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We Voted Together! #3 & #4 at the Polling Place! Originally uploaded by teachergal I didn’t care if I am sick. I’m voting today! “What time do you think we need to leave… Continue reading

ruth’s solc: first words of the day.

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Sam woke up early this morning.  I ignored the noises on the monitor since I was still in the middle of my morning routine.  However, I stopped in the middle of swiping on… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 3

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Please link your Slice of Life Story to us here by clicking on the Mr. Linky Widget below. To learn more about this Challenge, please visit our Slice of Life Challenge Page. Also,… Continue reading