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Transforming Grampa Grammar Into Cool Uncle Cal

Grammar is like the prim and proper grandfather of the language family.  He wears a fancy sweater vest, which is made entirely of wool from sheep only found in Ireland, underneath his brown plaid blazer.  1,258 more words


Writer's Workshop- Digital Workshop

Our previous writer’s workshop session used Eric Carle’s classic, “Brown Bear, Brown, Bear, What Do You See” as a mentor text.  Students then devised their own characters and drew them.  112 more words

Early Years

The Power of Writers' Workshop

After being inspired by a fellow colleague, I decided to give Writers’ Workshop a try in our Year 4 classroom. Without a doubt, it has been my best decision yet! 500 more words

Good Practice

Writers' Workshop

In our ELA courses, we have been moving toward a writers’ workshop approach.  While we have always emphasized the importance of writing and the writing process, we are honing that focus even more.  80 more words


Blogging Unit: Digital Citizenship

Daily Prompt #8: Senses Exploration

Practice utilizing all the five senses in your writing: see, hear, feel, taste, smell.  Write for five minutes describing this classroom and all the five senses you’re experiencing at this exact moment.

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Tokyo & Sequence!

We went to Tokyo to find out about the Mario Carting that takes place in that city! Tourists put on Mario costumes and tour that beautiful city. 38 more words

Classroom Transformations

Paris & Descriptive Writing

Creative Writing is one of my favorite classes to teach!

I teach creative writing to middle schoolers and my 3rd and 4th graders.

Each Thursday, we travel to a different city and explore its uniqueness. 72 more words

Classroom Transformations