Day 27 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Day 27 of the March SOLSC: Write, Share, Give

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 27 of 31

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You and your students are on the home stretch! You can do it!

What the Healthcare System Taught Me About Persuasive Writing

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Frustrated? Write about it!

Day 26 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Day 26 of the March SOLSC

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 26 of 31

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CLASSROOM SLICE OF LIFE STORY CHALLENGE: DAY 26 OF  31 Welcome to Day 26! As I’ve been reading all month long, I’ve been enjoying all the stories about kids’ lives. Hanging out with friends,… Continue reading

Day 25 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Write, Share, Give

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 25 of 31

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A really great lead sentence can really pull a reader into your story–not only that but as a writer, once you have a great lead sentence, the rest of the writing comes more easily! Check out some great leads by students over the past few days and weeks:

Congratulations to the Winner

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Announcing the winner of our second Commenting Challenge!

Day 24 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Write your Slice, share your link, and give at least three comments to other bloggers. We’re in the home stretch now!

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 24 of 31

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Do you teach English Language Learners? Some ideas and resources for blogging with ELLs.

Family Stories: A New “Mini Unit”

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Our sixth grade writing workshop year follows a predictable and well planned path: personal narrative, followed by memoir, then feature articles and argument. Until my students suggest something new …

Day 23 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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ANNOUNCEMENTS You have until noon EDT today 3/23 to leave a comment for a chance to win the wonderful prize donated by The Highlights Foundation.  Click here to leave a comment on the… Continue reading

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 23 of 31

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A good comparison or metaphor can take you far!

Day 22 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Day 22 of the March SOLSC! Don’t forget to enter for a chance to win the fabulous prize from the Highlights Foundation!

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 22 of 31

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It’s Day Twenty-two of the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge. Welcome back! If your students are struggling to find inspiration, you might teach them a few new strategies.

Day 21 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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It’s Day 21 of the March SOLSC. Don’t forget to read about the Commenting Challenge this weekend!

Another Commenting Challenge with a BIG Prize

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Are you ready for our second Commenting Challenge? Check out this prize from the Highlights Foundation!

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 21 of 31

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Starting to get stuck for ideas? Try this strategy shared by Aparna Rugapathi on her blog, Serendipity.

Day 20 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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You are practically in the final stretch! Doesn’t it feel great? Keep it going, don’t stop now!

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 20 of 31

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Have you ever spent a day waiting for something: good news, new shoes, a soccer game, or a visit from a special relative? Can you remember the way all that “waiting” was harder and harder to do as the day went along?