comics, Education, Illustration, inquiry, Literacy, writing

Comic: “What’s For Dinner?”

Hi friends--happy Spring**! If you follow my (somewhat inane) Twitter feed, you might be aware that I am currently knee-deep in a comic/graphic novel inquiry with a group of second and third graders. Most of these students had never tried writing a comic before this particular exploration, and yet they continue to blow me away daily with… Continue reading Comic: “What’s For Dinner?”


The Heartache Kids

I wandered into a colleague's classroom today just as they were brainstorming some possible topics for writing in their writer's notebooks. As I found an empty seat, Mrs. K asked her students to open up to a fresh page in their notebooks and do some quick writing about one of the topics they had just… Continue reading The Heartache Kids