Monthly Archives: April 2016

Writing Creates Reading

It is late in the evening and I need to do so many other things yet today but I could not let Tuesday pass without saying Thank You to the Two Writing teachers team. Thanks that you are here for … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Mary Downing Hahn

We are into the April showers (hoping to bring May Flowers). The day is once again dark, a bit of thunder and lots of water falling from the sky. It is perfect for curling up with a cup of tea … Continue reading

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Slice of Life – And we have flowers!

Spring in the Garden! We have gone from cold and snow to sunny warm with temperatures near 80 degrees. In this mix of crazy weather the spring flowers have begun to find their way. The first to bloom in my … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading?

So, I read this book that everyone has been so excited about. It is a book that I keep hearing so many wonderful things about. I like the author. She seems to be great with kids. I loved her first … Continue reading

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Worn down by computers and testing

The spring state testing has started! There is not much to say about it. I am spending my days setting up computers, logging in students, tracking issues and telling everyone it will be ok! Kids are working hard. They are … Continue reading

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For the love of words

“No, no you need to go to the dinosaur story – just wait she will leave!” As a writer I love listening into others conversation and today I had the perfect set up. I was school (think big city, mainly … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? books about a fox

It is getting late and I have lots to do tonight but just wanted think about the two books I just read over the last week or so. I started with Pax by Sara Pennypacker which I reviewed a bit … Continue reading

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