A Year of Reading
Two PUBLIC SCHOOL teachers who read. A lot.
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Saturday, February 20, 2021
Text Set: Studying Intentional Layout in Informational Text
Texts for this Text Set have been posted daily on Instagram. Follow @TextSets there to get daily updates! One more week of Informational T...
Friday, February 19, 2021
Poetry Friday -- Prioritizing
image via Unsplash It's good to be back. I got overwhelmed by online teaching and a couple of other projects that landed on my plate. ...
Saturday, February 13, 2021
The Power of Subtitles for Readers and Writers
Texts for this Text Set have been posted daily on Instagram. Follow @TextSets there to get daily updates! I must be in my usual school year ...
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Poetry Friday -- Rita Dove via NCTE
From the NCTE Inbox Newsletter, a poetry event that is free and open to the public: Join NCTE and the Library of Congress for A Conversat...
Saturday, February 06, 2021
Franki's Weekly Text Set--Informational Writing: Strong Introductions
This week, I started a new Instagram account (@TextSets). Each week, I'll share a set of 5 books (one each day) that go together in som...
Friday, February 05, 2021
Poetry Friday -- An Egg for Breakfast
image via Unsplash What I'm pondering as I eat my humble breakfast: A Quiet Life by Baron Wormser What a person desires in life is a p...
Friday, January 29, 2021
Poetry Friday -- Time Traveler
For the Poetry Sisters' monthly challenge , I searched up my birth year on Merriam Webster's Time Traveler site. From the list of...
Friday, January 22, 2021
Poetry Friday -- Just This One Thing
Amanda Gorman That is all, because she is all that. Laura Shovan has this week's Poetry Friday roundup at her blog, Laura Shovan .
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Poetry Friday -- A Poem for The Week After
Photo via Unsplash A List of Things That Will Set You Free – Joyce Sidman Feet. Wheels. Wind. Sunshine. Words. Music. A voice. A t...
Monday, January 11, 2021
The Reality of Living in Historic Moments
Last Thursday, my students weren't ready to talk about the takeover of the Capitol. So we got on with our day. Truth be told, I wasn'...
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