Learning From Home

Growing as readers, writers and thinkers from home!

Happy Friday Everyone!

We have made it through our first week of learning at home! I hope that you have enjoyed some time to read, write, learn and play this week! Enjoy this weekend!
Oliver Jeffers reads 'The Incredible Book Eating Boy'
Keeping a Notebook with Amy Ludwig Vanderwater!

Poet and teacher Amy Ludwig Vanderwater will be sharing ways to come up with writing ideas in your writer's notebook. My daughters and I absolutely love them!

Our Dog's Name is Roomba by Kevin Nesbitt

Enjoy this funny poem about a dog who is more like a vacuum cleaner! Click on the link to read and listen to the poet read the poem. Tell us what you think!

Kelp Forest Cam After Hours - Monterey Bay Aquarium

Live cam of the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Check out the size of that fish! Enjoy sitting back and watching the kelp forest today. My daughters and I found it very relaxing. Take a few deep breaths while you watch and maybe jot down how you feel in your notebook.

Ralph Fletcher will be offering a writing lesson today at 1:00 on Facebook.

Friday, March 20th, 1pm

Facebook (search for Ralph Fletcher and it will come right up)

Ralph Fletcher is probably the first person to bring the idea of the writing notebook to students! He wrote the book, The Writer's Notebook nearly 20 years ago and has written many children's book and book about teaching writing since then! Check out his site at http://ralphfletcher.com/

My daughters and I listened to his lesson on Wednesday and loved it.

Keep on reading, writing and learning everyone!

Enjoy some time outside today and have a wonderful weekend! I'll see you back here on Monday.