Category Archives: Writing


Feast is a Disney animated short that can be used for Movie Talk.  The video can be found here and on Netflix as part of a collection of Disney short films.  Below are two of the resources I created to … Continue reading

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Let’s lose them

Have you ever been lost in a book?  Of course you have; we all have.  Have your students ever been lost in a story in class or a reading?  Do they get so caught up in the humor or the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on writing

During my years with TPRS, student writing practices have evolved and changed.  I’ve bounced back and forth between different styles and levels of monitoring.  I’ve settled on using different techniques at different times.  Here’s a description of what we do … Continue reading

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