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  1. Apr 2017
    1. the students you work with have had to subvert a system that sought to oppress them in order to make it to your classroom.

      powerful..ironic, no?

  2. Feb 2017
    1. Astronaut

      I'm oddly obsessed with this site! Life on earth. Here it is. Beautiful!

    1. building blocks of radio stories

      This is great advice for my students. It pertains to any story, not just radio stories. Good description of suspense, too!

    2. empathy:

      Radio-it’s kinda like an audiobook, but different. Def more like a book than a movie, as we are co-authors. Podcasts have sort of replaced radio, no?. Intimacy. Empathy. Love this video!

    1. On your weekly post, reflect on what you learned by visiting other blogs and sharing what kind of feedback you got on your own blog.

      As I alluded to last week in class this may, depending on when our weekly reflection is posted, have to be done retroactively.

    1. Electronic Literature Collection,

      my sixth graders are obsessed with these collections!!..we checked them out today.

  3. Jan 2017
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    1. what is the purpose of this paragraph?

    2. the night was cold and wet, but in the small living room the curtains were closed and the fire burned brightly. Father and son were playing chess; the father, whose ideas about the game involved some very unusual moves, putting his king into such sharp and unnecessary danger that it even brought comment from the white-haired old lady knitting quietly by the fire

      what is the purpose of this paragraph?

    3. the night was cold and wet, but in the small living room the curtains were closed and the fire burned brightly. Father and son were playing chess; the father, whose ideas about the game involved some very unusual moves, putting his king into such sharp and unnecessary danger that it even brought comment from the white-haired old lady knitting quietly by the fire

      What is the author's purpose of this paragraph?

    4. Paw

      i can't wait to read this story

    1. a doll in overalls. Something went wrong, they say.

      what do you think the theme of this poem is??

    2. says the empty house

      personification

    3. oilcloth,

      what does this mean?

    4. He was a big man, says the size of his shoeson a pile of broken dishes by the house;

      stanza 1