...sharing thoughtful, mentor text-inspired lessons your students will love!
THE DAILY TOPIC: On Sundays, members of this group will receive an e-mail with six random writing prompts from the collection I keep at my website. Students can choose to use these ideas as writing topics of the week!
Latest Activity: 16 hours ago
Happy St. Patrick's Day...I had a great afternoon playing Balderdash with my family at my Mom's house. Hope your day was great too.______________________________ Here come this week's prompts. You can always find different ones at my website…Continue
Started by Corbett Harrison Mar 17, 2013.
Had a fun week of grading projects...not! Actually, my students did a great job creating "metaphorical maps" (inspired by Bill Joel's "River of Dreams" song) for characters from The Jungle and Flowers for Algernon. For the most part, my students…Continue
Started by Corbett Harrison Feb 24, 2013.
Presidents' Day Weekend! In fourth grade, I remember writing a terribly plagiarized report on Thomas Jefferson; the plagiarizing was unintentional, and Jeffersonian philosophies were a bit above my fourth grade ability to comprehend, but he's still…Continue
Started by Corbett Harrison Feb 17, 2013.
Here come the final prompts from 2012...just in time for 2013. Happy New Year to you all! How long do you think it'll take you to start writing 2013 on forms you sign without having to think about it?______________________________Here come this…Continue
Started by Corbett Harrison Dec 31, 2012.