Tag Archives: Susan Blackaby

Poetry Friday: Writing a Blues Poem

I’ll be heading to San Antonio, TX for the Association of Writers and Poets Conference 2020(AWP2020) the beginning of March. I’m still pinching myself that I was asked to be on a panel with Sylvia Vardell, Janet Wong, Susan Blackaby, … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day 9: The Many Different Names for Rain

Every day for thirty-one days I ‘ll share a slice and read others at Two Writing Teachers. Susan Blackaby created this rain chart with students on Thursday . How cool is it?  These are the words that students came up with … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day 7: Final Day With the Author

Every day for thirty one days I ‘ll share a slice and read others at Two Writing Teachers. Susan Blackaby has been at our school for three days. Today was the final time with her. We celebrated with creating a … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day 4: Teaching Five Line Poems to First and Second Graders

Our school has been fortunate to host author Susan Blackaby for three days. If you haven’t read Brownie Groundhog and the February Fox(2011) or Brownie Groundhog and the Wintry Surprise (2013), I encourage you to do so. She’s a master … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day 3: Sunday Afternoon

Rainy Sunday afternoon. I gather with ten others for a little master class in creating setting by Susan Blackaby. We sit around a wooden table with notebooks and favorite pens. Prompts are given. For the first prompt, I draw a … Continue reading

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