Monthly Archives: March 2016

SOL16 Day 21 of 31: Critique Group

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Today is one of my favorite days each month.  It’s the day where four of us meet to critique each other’s work.  Three of … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 20 of 31: Playing Editor

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. This time of year I am engrossed in one of my favorite things about teaching.  I get to teach poetry in the library by … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 19 of 31: An AHA in Teaching

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Yesterday was a great day of teaching for me.  I wrote about Poetry Rocks HERE. Earlier in the day, I worked with a second … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 18 of 31: Poetry Practice

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. I have an after-school poetry group, Poetry Rocks. It includes first through fifth graders; all girls except one boy.  I love these kids! Today … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 17 of 31: Mandala Sunset

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. I’ve been playing with my photographs.  I am interested in exploring mixed media and since I have lots of photos, I thought they’d be … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 16 of 31: An Instructional Round

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Our school has PD available to make “instructional rounds.”  For me, it meant the opportunity to visit another school library.  That happened yesterday. I … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 15 of 31: Six Stories About My Brother

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Jon and me, Disneyland, circa 1962. My brother turns 60 today. Here are six mini stories in celebration of six decades. Story One I … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 14 of 31: A Sad Beginning for Monday

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Last night I spent the night with oldest grandgirl. It was a nice evening as we watched Coraline. This morning we got ourselves up … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 13 of 31: Almost There

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. When you’re sick, writing is last on your list. Yesterday was an improvement from Friday. Went to the doctor. He swabbed my nostrils (can … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 12 of 31: Cancel the Weekend

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Did you read my plans for the weekend in yesterday’s post? I wrote it Thursday night with a schedule for Friday morning. Well, I … Continue reading

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