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sentence prompts ➝  reign


  • ❛ You have no power because I’ve taken it all away. ❜
  • ❛ How many people have you killed? ❜
  • ❛ I know I’ve made mistakes.
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Game Changing Writing Advice: Sentence Starters

A while ago I wrote a post asking you lovely bloggers for advice on how to stop using He, She, Character Name as sentence starters. I am so overwhelmed by the level of guidance and support I received from that post. 549 more words

Novel Writing

Platonic fluff meme!



“I know you’ve been feeling down lately, so I thought I’d keep you company for a while.”
“Do you wanna talk about it or should we just snuggle?”

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shit my teachers have said / pt. 2 // meme 

  • “the future is as uncertain as the present.”
  • “once i wanted to get a fake arm with a finger that would pop out and blood would go everywhere.”
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Keys are a fantastic resource to use in the classroom, if you can look for unusual keys in places such as junk shops or car boot sales.   101 more words


Teaching Comprehension Skills and Strategies Using Mentor Texts

When I taught, we dug deep into books using different comprehension skills and strategies.  While Karis is almost in 6th grade and she reads on an 8th grade level, I would like for her to dig deeper into the novels that she reads.   237 more words


Class Discussions That Run Themselves

What I Was Thinking…

Much of my classroom instruction revolves around the fifteen cognitive strategies Carol Booth Olson describes in her book The Reading Writing Connection… 1,193 more words