Book Bracket 2020 has been postponed due to the upcoming shutdown of Michigan schools for the next three weeks due to COVID-19 concerns. Here are the results so far: Women’s History Month Region Wednesday, March 11 – The mouse asked for too many things, so Harper killed him off. (4) To Kill a Mockingbird –…
Book Bracket 2020 has been assembled and was revealed to my students today. The excitement is building as to which book will be chosen as the Book Bracket 2020 Champion. Below is a breakdown of the following regions and the seeds.
Lord of the Flies is this week’s Reading Roll Call feature. Check out why I’m reading it and hoping to do with this text in class.
This week’s Reading Roll Call book is one of the most popular books students choose out of the Classroom Library. I want to read it and find out why.
“RIP Kobe 💔💔💔” I was in disbelief when I saw a friend post on Instagram the picture and caption above of Kobe Bryant. I raced to Google to verify and, sure enough, there were news stories about Kobe Bryant’s death from a helicopter accident in California. I’ve never been an NBA fan or closely followed…
I’ve been catching up on the Murder Squad, a podcast hosted by Billy Jensen and Paul Holes. In a recent episode both hosts and Karen Kilgariff talk about Jensen’s book which is the focus of this week’s Reading Roll Call.
This week’s Reading Roll Call is a recap and reflection on the titles I’ve called during the Reading Roll Call activity in 2019.
Last minute Christmas shopping in Barnes & Noble led me to finding this week’s Reading Roll Call selection. Check out how this book reminded me of Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser and Diners, Drive In, and Dives.
The first installment of Reading Roll Call is having me explore what it means to be nerdy in America!
I was motivated to sign up for #TeachWritetober 2019 after seeing a few teacher-friends tweet about their involvement. I’ve been meaning to write more, especially after my Summer Blogging Project fell flat. On the #TeachWritetober page of the Teach Write, LLC. website, one would see the following: How does the #TeachWritetober challenge work? Commit to…