Learning From Home

Growing as readers, writers and thinkers at home! Volume 4

Welcome back!

Happy Monday everyone! We are delighted to be here with you at the start of this new week. Over the weekend, we were delighted to discover that more and more authors, educators and writers are generously sharing their gifts with us at home! Check out today's suggestions! Be well!

Kwame Time!

Kwame Alexander, author of The Crossover, Rebound, Swing, and sooo many others, is offering lessons from home! We loved his first lesson, "Poetry with Kwame!" He is engaging and is sure to ignite excitement around poetry in ALL students! Enjoy!
Jarrett Lerner shares tips and techniques to help you draw ANYTHING and EVERYTHING!
Learn about science through the podcast: Brains On!

We love the Brains On podcast! The latest episode is called "Narwhals: Unicorns of the Sea?" We recommend listening and then jotting down your new learning so you can teach others! We have included some questions to spark your thinking below.

KEEPING A NOTEBOOK 5: OUTSIDE MY WINDOW

Outside my window..

Below is the poem that Amy Ludwig Vanderwater wrote on day 5 of Keeping a Notebook. My daughters and I looked outside our downstairs window and wrote about what we observed. We enjoyed comparing the different things that we saw when we looked out the same window.
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Krista Senatore, Reading and Writing Teacher

Here I am with my good friend Shelley Fenton and Kwame Alexander who is just as wonderful in person as he is on the page!