Archives | Podcast RSS | Podcast iTunes When I was trying to decide what I was going to do with the bookshelf in my classroom this year, I thought about facing all of the books toward students, so they’d be more likely to go pick them up. And when I was thinking about organizing those … More Feature Shelf: The Back to School Edition
Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar Paperback, 288 pages 560L From Goodreads: “Starting high school is never easy. Seniors take your lunch money. Girls you’ve known forever are suddenly beautiful and unattainable. And you can never get enough sleep. Could there be a worse time for Scott’s mother to announce she’s pregnant? Scott decides high … More Book Preview: Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie
Determined not to wait until the middle of August to post this list, here are the books I read during the month of July.
>The last grading period this semester my students participated in book groups. They used Edmodo to converse with students in other classes and completed imaginative response projects as a way to respond to their reading. In my morning classes, many of the students finished their novels well before the end of the grading period. Because … More >I Must Be Doing Something Right
Paperback, 192 pages 590L View all my reviews The Pepper Weenies collection of short stories is quite amusing. Geared toward middle school students, Pepper Weenies is a book full of stories with twists. If nothing else, it’ll keep the you reading because you’ll wonder what will happen next, as nothing happens as the reader would … More Book Preview: The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies