...sharing thoughtful, mentor text-inspired lessons your students will love!
Once a month, I'll send you a Common Core-friendly writing lesson (inspired by WritingFix) and a writer's notebook idea from my own website.
Posted by Corbett Harrison on November 15, 2015 at 12:40pm
Vote for your favorite of the following four student-submitted metaphors for our 2015 contest! One of these excellent writer's notebook keepers will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card for the holidays. Vote by midnight, November 30, 2015.
Click the thumbnail image at right to see the poem these four students' metaphors inspired
Here are the four…Continue
Posted by Corbett Harrison on November 8, 2015 at 8:00am
Posting quickly while my students are off researching in the library! They're researching the health benefits and hazards of eating turkey, which is preparation for this month's lesson of the month: The RheTURKical Triangle!
Here is the direct link to…Continue
Posted by Corbett Harrison on November 2, 2015 at 8:00am
October's writing lesson of the month--"Life is a Cookbook"-- is actually the center-square lesson from our October Writer's Notebook Bingo Card. The free preview of that product ended yesterday, and this month's lesson is a reminder of the importance of helping students find creative ways to express…Continue
Posted by Corbett Harrison on September 18, 2015 at 10:52am
Catching up after a crazy last ten days of August! I'm further developing the expectations of my vocabulary routine for this upcoming school year, thanks to some new poetry lessons I've created and am sharing in this month's writing lesson, and thanks to ideas from a…Continue
Posted by Corbett Harrison on September 3, 2015 at 10:15am
That said, our Free Previews are intended to be tried at the beginning of the school year. Here are direct links to our…Continue
Posted by Corbett Harrison on August 19, 2015 at 7:30am
There is now a sneak preview now available of one of the twenty-one card sets that will make up this new product, which is designed to randomly group your class into groups of three or four and provide them with a transitional grammar or vocabulary-inspired Common Core activity to complete before they do a daily…Continue
Posted by Corbett Harrison on July 23, 2015 at 8:42am
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