"Are we writing today?"   "No, not today.  It's not Friday. {Insert sad face} How many times do your students ask to wr...
Have you read The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate?  It got me thinking about historical fiction for our students and why it's so im...
The teacher's request on Facebook was what to do for 8th graders who struggled to read any book for more than one class session.   That ...
  What's the best time of year to introduce genres to your students?  How about during the first weeks of school?   Genre study at the b...