Tagged: writing

Paul Jennings – Legend

His books still grace the ears and eyes of my class, even 30-40 years after they were written. Naturally, I make sure I read them to each and every class I can. This video...

The Impact of Daily 5

Introduction I have seen first hand the benefits of Daily 5, as have the initiators of the programme when they first started it. In this article I focus in on one particular student in...

Writers Workshop – Class flowchart

Writers Workshop – Class flowchart

Recently I began using Writers Workshop in the class to co-exist within the Daily 5 programme that I run. One of the first things I do whenever embarking on a new strategy for teaching...

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

I was perplexed, astonished, gobsmacked, and bewildered when I read this article this morning. Picture books hurt reading, says linguist Pamela Protheroe Read Article – Stuff.co.nz There are very few words I can say...