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The Ketchup Incident

You have enough time. I have to remind myself of this often. I constantly fight the lie of the world that says there is not enough time. Because there is. When I was Hannah’s age, 13, I started a quote book. One quote that I penned decades ago has been pricking at my mind and tonight I flipped through the yellow-edged pages just to find this: “Don’t say you don’t have enough time to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given… Read more The Ketchup Incident

Reading Like a Writer

These are three books I’m hoping to dig into a little more. If you click on the titles, it will take you to Heinemann’s website and sample chapters from all of the books. Falling in Love with Close Reading: Lessons for Analyzing Texts and Life  Notice & Note: Strategies for Close Reading Text & Lessons for Content Area Reading Since Deb and I have been asked to encourage and support middle schoolers in annotating text and showing their thinking while reading content area material, I’ve changed my reading patterns a… Read more Reading Like a Writer