It was 7pm, as I quickly headed out the school doors. On my right shoulder, my crimson, worn out, Longchamp shoulder bag weighed heavily, full of test papers I probably wouldn't grade and my left hand held tightly to a plastic bag full of clothes, an old tupperware container I finally was taking home and … Continue reading Spring is Finally Here!
I'm having a blast teaching our poetry unit in writing workshop right now. Our poetry wall which I shared about in previous posts is all FILLED up now! It was really cool seeing the students put up their own poems on the wall and read each other's poem. I've also introduced the self portrait anthology … Continue reading Poetry Does Matters
Here's my slice of life today in a poem.We are in the midst of our poetry unit and I've been writing poetry with my students. This poem I wrote with my students when we were learning about personification. I've always wanted to live next to the ocean. 🙂 * I made a small revision to … Continue reading The Ocean
I felt very inspired after participating in the two writing teachers' slice of life challenge this past month and decided to do a similar type of challenge with my students. We've just started learning how to use blogs and I thought that this challenge would be a fun way to get my students immersed into the blogging … Continue reading Poem A Day Challenge
As I was outside for recess duty the other day, I kept looking for signs of spring. I looked at the other playground where the cherry blossoms cover the sky and create a pink petaled floor in the spring. Yet, there was nothing. It's April 1st. Come on spring. You can do it. I'm waiting. … Continue reading Waiting.