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Wednesday, December 13th

Today in class,  you had the opportunity to finish writing your Seedfolks Vignette flash draft. Afterwards, you participated in a mini-lesson about sentence beginnings. Inside the Schoology folder… 81 more words


Write a Poem in Ancient Mayan

Here’s an idea to get your social studies students going — have them write a poem using the glyphic script of the ancient Maya. 

Background on the language can be found with this free Openendedsocialstudies lesson plan, 135 more words


Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Today in class, you had approximately 20 minutes to finish your Seedfolks Brainstorming Chart. You came to realize the value in this chart considering it encouraged you to really develop your new character 1.0 to 2.0, his/her impact on the garden, the garden’s impact on this individual, and other important characters who would play a role in your character’s unique vignette. 76 more words


Monday, December 11th, 2017

Today in class, we began with discussing the results of the Sentence Structure quiz. At first, we went over commonly missed questions. Then, you were given the opportunity to express any other questions or concerns you had. 209 more words


Hard at work

Last week involved 1 meeting in uni and an awful lot of hammocking. Not complaining. Actually, my only complaint is that my boss told us we were going to be working our full hours up until Christmas and for this reason we were not allowed to go travelling. 638 more words

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Today in class, we discussed the expectations for the culminating response to reading to reading for Seedfolks. With confidence, you took your sentence structure quiz. The remainder of class consisted of either participating in Fishbowl Group #3 and/or independent time to work on the culminating responses, completing any loose ends on other responses, and proofreading! 30 more words


Literacy Blog Round-Up

(Thanks to Karrie Fansler, James Cantonwine, Jodi Stevens, and everyone else who refers great blogs.)

  • For our middle school friends, Lanny Ball has a new post on…
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