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Book 3: The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino; Book 4: Mr. Darcy's Diary by Amanda Grange; Book 5 The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

Oops, looks like I got behind posting about the awesome books I’m reading. My bad. :)

I started late on my week 2 book, as I was waiting for one to come in the mail – which didn’t arrive until week 3.   1,236 more words

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Blackout Poetry

Find a newspaper article.

Use a pencil, pen, or marker to black out the words you don’t want in order to leave all the words that make up your poem.   92 more words


'Top Secret' writing books

It’s a well known fact that boys are less inclined to write – or at least choose to write. Whatever the reasons behind this in our school we’ve tried to give the boys a reason to. 115 more words


In Kindergarten, Writers Are Making The World A Better Place For Everyone!

This past week in Kindergarten I began a new writing theme, persuasive writing. In Kindergarten this is a very fun and engaging theme because children get to write about real things that matter to them.   628 more words

Classroom Culture

Ong: Orality and Literacy (With Bonus Moth Story Hour Link)

Ong, Walter. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. New York: Routledge. 1992. Print.

orality, literacy, oral residue, mediation, chirographic conditioning

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Hot 107.9's REEC Reads with Eager Students - Mableton, GA

Hot 107.9’s REEC, author of Ice The Bully Book series, sat down with a group of kids this week at 60/40 Set Learning academy to reed “Ice Gets Fit and give away gifts to the participants, courtesy of Positive American Youth! 62 more words


IN Spanish

We are Laura and Berenice, two bilingual educators from Washington, D.C. Over the years, we have used our academic knowledge, intuition and creativity to carry out one of the toughest tasks in education: to teach… 372 more words