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In class we recently read The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder as part of our unit on mysteries. Students took a close look at the use of figurative language (similes, metaphors and personification) used by the author, as well as possible themes explored in the book. As a creative reflection to wrap up the […]
The purpose of this post is to demonstrate how students can use their blogs as their “notebooks” on which they write their assignment and their teacher’s blog as the “basket” where they will turn that assignment in. More specifically, the comment section of a specific post is where they will submit their work. I commonly […]
It’s been far too long since I’ve written. I wonder if other writers – students or teachers – feel this same overwhelming desire to write, and yet find the,selves scrambling to eek out the time. I have countless ideas to share, and little nuggets of life that I long to record for my students, my […]