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The “Share a Line” Shakedown

Hands down, one of my favorite parts of the Writing Workshop is an idea called “Share a line.” I discovered “Share a Line” in Penny Kittle’s wonderful book, … 979 more words

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10 Things I Know to be True

This year I am making an effort to write beside my students in class as often as I can. Thanks, Penny Kittle for showing me the importance of this idea. 210 more words


Somewhere over the Reading Rainbow: Reading Aloud, Book Talks, and One-on-one time

I don’t remember when it started. My mom says at 3 months old, so I’ll go with that. Every now and then Dad read to me, but it was my mother that made it a nightly happening (and before naps..always before naps). 552 more words

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