Writing Camp

Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 16

Hi Writers, I just watched Kate DiCamillo's writing lesson and I thought it was perfect for all of you. Here are Hoppy and Ranger to tell you a bit about it. https://youtu.be/NFR36Uaz-FQ https://youtu.be/oCPRdZ7R3RM I can’t wait to see what you make today. If you want to share your writing, please add it to our Padlet Board.… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 16

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 10

Hi Writers, Mocha wants to be part of writing camp too. I hope you don't mind. Today Mocha and I will show you how we organize our materials for writing. Maybe it will give you ideas for how to set up your writing space. https://youtu.be/-lSxLGbez60 Here is where I write each day. You can share… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 10

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 9

Hoppy loves to put his whole face in the snow. Hi Writers, Happy Monday! Today we will learn another strategy to try as you draft. Don’t forget to add your writing to Padlet so I can write back to you – https://padlet.com/tbmulligan/xtj7jk1467zg. https://youtu.be/ei_gUWpTcYE Here is the writing I did on Friday. Did you see the information… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 9

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 6

Hi Writers, Today we learn how to make a plan for our writing. I also tell you about Ranger and how he got in some trouble this morning. Thanks, Izzy, for sharing your writing on Padlet. I loved reading your story. https://youtu.be/lp-RHXOfnD8 Writers – you can add your pieces to the Padlet board too.  https://padlet.com/tbmulligan/xtj7jk1467zg.… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 6

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 4

Hi Writers, This is how Ranger looks when he has to wear his coat. Sometimes, he even refuses to walk, and I have to carry him to the car. Now you know why he keeps "losing" his coat. https://youtu.be/ArjCqzS6-Lw You can add your writing to our Padlet Board. Families – the Padlet Board is safe… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 4

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 3

https://youtu.be/JMqR_H1aEnk Here is the cover and a page from 100 Bugs! A Counting Book by Kate Narita. This is my writing after studying what Kate wrote in 100 Bugs! These are the steps you can use when you write. You can add your writing to our Padlet Board. Families – the Padlet Board is safe… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 3

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 1

Ranger and Hoppy Hi Writers, Since we are all home from school, I thought it would be fun to be in writing camp together. HERE WE GO.... https://youtu.be/OnjUarviC1s Please share your writing and drawing with everyone in the camp. Just add your pieces to this Padlet Board, I will comment back to you. https://padlet.com/tbmulligan/xtj7jk1467zg HAPPY… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 1

Blog Posts, Read Aloud

A Read Aloud of One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

Hi Readers, Isatou Ceesay is one of my heroes. She cleans up the environment in her community, she creates her own business, and she makes beautiful things. Here is a read aloud about her written by Miranda Paul. I hope you don't mind that Ranger and Hoppy are listening too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLQ_zBBMXSs&feature=youtu.be Do you want to… Continue reading A Read Aloud of One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

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The 2020 Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge #NF10for10

As soon as I read Melissa Quimby’s post on December 19th, I knew how I would organize my 10 for 10 Nonfiction Picture Book Collection. Each Monday in Melissa's class, she reads a picture book biography aloud for #MeetSomeoneNewMonday. Here are ten picture books of inspirational people I want students to meet: Hector: A Boy, A Protestor,… Continue reading The 2020 Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge #NF10for10