Summer is just around the corner!!! That means it's time to kick back, relax, and pick up a great book. What summer read are you carrying along with you in your beach bag? Check out this post on professional text reads and see what books I'm placing in my beach bag.
Visiting family for a funeral this weekend, I came across this old picture hanging on the wall. I thought of how great it would be to analyze it in the classroom and build a story around it. There are so many ideas for writing in this tiny little picture... 1. Why is she crying 2. What are her and the dog looking at? 3. Did her doll fall or was it thrown?
Writing is all around us and as we teach our students to think like writers, they become just that! Do you use photographs to prompt your little writers? ... See MoreSee Less