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Terrie Shortsleeve
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  • Hampton, VA
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Terrie Shortsleeve replied to Hank Kellner's discussion Two Photos to Inspire Writing in the group Photos to Inspire Writing
"They're both new additions to our school for next year, so I'm still in the process of figuring out how I'm going to run them.  They've classified my high-school CW workshop as a Fine Arts elective which adds another wrinkle…"
May 12, 2013
Terrie Shortsleeve replied to Hank Kellner's discussion Two Photos to Inspire Writing in the group Photos to Inspire Writing
"I just got my copy of Reflect and Write and I love it so much that I'm having a hard time not starting to use it RIGHT NOW!  But, we only have 4 regular class days left before exam week and those are chock full of end-of-year reading…"
May 11, 2013
Terrie Shortsleeve commented on Corbett Harrison's blog post "Two sides of the brain" assignment!
"Corbett, love this!  It's too late for me to use it this year as I've already posted my lesson plans for the quarter, but I will definitely keep this one in mind for the start of 2013-2014.  Good grief!  I'm already…"
Aug 26, 2012
Kathleen Fawley replied to Terrie Shortsleeve's discussion Supply Lists in the group In the Middle (School)
"Hi Terrie, I am teaching 6,7 and 8th grade LA this year for the first time in a long time and I really struggled over what to ask for as far as supplies go.  We had to turn in our lists in May.  I asked for a composition notebook for…"
Jul 14, 2012
Jennifer Fowler replied to Terrie Shortsleeve's discussion Supply Lists in the group In the Middle (School)
"Yes, I think it is essential to have a separate notebook for each class...great for organization!"
Jun 27, 2012
Terrie Shortsleeve replied to Terrie Shortsleeve's discussion Supply Lists in the group In the Middle (School)
"Thanks, Jennifer! This was pretty much the list I gave our guidance counselor (plus composition books). One of my primary concerns, really, is them having a binder just for my class. Too many things I gave out last year were lost in those "pit…"
Jun 27, 2012
Jennifer Fowler replied to Terrie Shortsleeve's discussion Supply Lists in the group In the Middle (School)
"Hello, Terrie.  I hope you are having a wonderful summer.  Yes, the class supply list...I debate this every year, and I am never happy with it.  Honestly, you have listed everything I ask for - highlighters (A MUST!), post its (YES!),…"
Jun 27, 2012
Terrie Shortsleeve replied to Publishing Voice's discussion Publish "Counting Up or Down" Stories here! in the group Online Student Publishing
"This one is by Michael, an 8th grader. Colton unleashed another flurry of shots at the rapidly approaching soldiers, stopping at least five in their tracks. These five, however, were inconsequential when compared to the massive swarm of men…"
May 30, 2012
Terrie Shortsleeve added a discussion to the group In the Middle (School)
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Supply Lists

Hi!Our guidance counselor wants to hand out supply lists when parents and students come in for registration counseling starting next week.  My plan is to take my 7/8th grade students through the 6 traits and also establish a reading workshop.  We are a UMS, so we only meet 4 days a week; my thinking was to alternate between Writing Work and Reading Workshop.We will need to do 2-3 novels as a class, but otherwise, it will be their choice of what to read and what project to do for it.Anyhoo, I'm…See More
Mar 11, 2012

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