Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Bend 1 Session 2 Growth in Pics

I am not feeling well tonight, but had to try to post some pics of the amazing growth from day 1 to day 2 of my students this year in writers workshop.  I am feeling more confident at teaching writing this year.  I captioned the photos to let them be my "voice" tonight.

We have read and discussed Freight Train by Donald Crews two times.
One student used a technique from this book to show speed.  (see student's work below)

"FAOR" is an ear spelling from a student who was retained last year.
This is his first time ear spelling on his own.  I was surprised by this that
I was choking back some tears of joy.  What does it spell?

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