Every Tuesday this summer, I am featuring “Mentor Text Tip Tuesday.” All of the posts will be archived on this page.
SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY By Jacqueline Briggs Martin Illustrated by Mary Azarian Houghton Mifflin, 1998 I use this book for many things in the classroom. It’s a favorite we return to again and again. It’s a picture book biography of Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley, who lived on a farm but was passionate about photographing snowflakes when it […]
“The most important component in happiness in any area of your life is the ability to make steady progress toward a significant goal.” Michael Hyatt Podcast Episode 49, 3 Components of Job Satisfaction One thing I love about gardening is that you can see steady progress. Before buds even appear, there is anticipation of what’s […]
Poetry Book of the Week ONE BIG RAIN: POEMS FOR RAINY DAYS Compiled by Rita Gray, illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke Charlesbridge, 2010 ISBN: 978-1-57091-716-5 Do you ever think about rain in various seasons? This poetry collection captures rain in each season. Featuring poets new and classic (Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg), these poems are a […]
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