Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 15 of 31

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For some of you, March may mean testing time. It might be hard to believe, but taking the test is actually something quite wonderful to write about. There are so many moments to slow down and write about in great detail…

New Slicer Challenge

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New Slicers, we have a challenge for you!

Day 14 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Happy slicing today! Remember to comment on three fellow bloggers today.

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 14 of 31

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Slice of Life writing is all about being attentive to everything around you, because you never know where an idea for a writing might be hiding, just waiting to be discovered. Sometimes, a Slice of Life is hiding within plain sight, right outside your window…

Day 13 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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What’s happening in your world today? Share it here on the thirteenth day of the SOLSC! Be sure to comment on three slicers today as well.

Classroom Slice of Life March Challenge: Day 13 of 31

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One of the favorite Slice of Life topics which my sixth graders love to write about is cooking with family members. Have you baked cookies, made scrambled eggs, cooked up some grits with someone in your family recently? If so, it would make a great Slice of Life.

Write Without Sight

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Do you teach sensory description to your students? Try to write without sight.

Day 12 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Don’t forget to comment on three other bloggers today. Consider coming back and commenting on someone who posted later in the day as well! We all need a little comment love.

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 12 of 31

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In keeping with our winter theme from yesterday, I thought I’d share a slicing inspiration which my students have always loved.

Day 11 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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It’s day eleven! Remember to give at least three other slicers some comment love during the day today.

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 11 of 31

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CLASSROOM SLICE OF LIFE STORY CHALLENGE: DAY 11 OF 31 Welcome to Day 11! Where I  live (northern New Jersey), it has snowed and snowed and snowed this winter.  Not everyone has enjoyed… Continue reading

And the Winner Is…

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Meet the winner of our first Commenting Challenge!

Day 10 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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It’s been a pleasure hosting the first ten days of the SOLSC. Betsy will take over the hosting duties starting tomorrow. The posts will still go live at 12:01 a.m., but they’ll come from Betsy, not me.

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 10 of 31

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Welcome to Day 10, Classroom Slicers!

Using Your Own Writing as a Teaching Tool

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It seems appropriate that today’s post should be related to using your own writing in the classroom. We are, after all, in the midst of the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. And what… Continue reading

Day 9 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Write. Share. Give.

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 9 of 31

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Welcome to Day 9, Classroom Slicers!

Day 8 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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Our Weekend Commenting Challenge, in addition to our month-long writing challenge, continues today.

Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge: Day 8 of 31

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Welcome to Day 8, Classroom Slicers!

Day 7 of the March SOLSC! #SOL15

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It’s the seventh day of the SOLSC, as well as the first day of our Weekend Commenting Challenge. I hope you’ll participate in both!