Andrea Page | writing prompt

July 2015

10 posts

Blog Challenge Day 20 What happened to all that snow? Today’s challenge was to first think about Winter and then think about Summer…what is happening now? I’ve always enjoyed science related news and this story made me wonder today.  The snowstorm in Buffalo dumped over 7 feet of the white stuff in one day.  Dump trucks …
Blog Challenge Day 16 The first challenge that popped into my mind was trying to write daily.  However, I feel I am in good shape with that task. So, the second challenge is the one I will write about and it is all about creating a website and putting myself out into the world of social …
Blogging Challenge Day 15 I looked at the twitter feed briefly and found a picture someone posted which I love.  The metaphor is lovely and I’m a visual person, so I was inspired.  I plan on trying to make my own profile of books.   Today’s challenge directions said to take something already “done” and …
Blogging Challenge Day 13 When we study the lives of our leaders and role models, we can help ourselves be stronger people.  In keeping with the 4 Directions and looking at all aspects of life, here are a few of my role models: Teacher– Georgia Heard (Finding the Heart of Nonfiction) Linda Rief (Read, Write, Teach) Writer– …
Blogging Challenge Day 12 I learned a new word today- meme.  I also found a new tech toy to try out called a meme generator.   Here is my first attempt.  That’s as far as I got- enjoy!   NOTE:  Ha ha!  Glad I made you laugh.  Obviously, when I wrote this, I still didn’t …
Blogging Challenge Day 11 What happens when things go wrong?  This is a perfect prompt to try and catch up.   After our school year ended late in June, I was looking forward to de-compressing and spending time reading and writing.  This hasn’t happened, yet.   You see, we have been doing renovations inside our …
Sarah Albee on Voice   Sarah Albee discussed adding voice to your writing in today’s Teachers Write lesson.  After playing with words and following her suggestions, I crafted a revised version of a line I wrote during WOW Nonficpic week:   Here’s my original boring line- a quick write from my WOW nonficpic:   A …
Working on Voice with Tracey Baptiste I am a participant in Kate Messner’s Teachers Write camp.  While following all the task directions, I happened to land on the  picture above at Indian Country Today, which inspired this dialogue piece.  Only stage directions were allowed.   Here is my writing response today: Unci (Lakota grandmother)- [pronounce oon-chi] Gabriel …
Teachers Write Starts! Here is my response to Jo Knowles Monday Morning Warm Up, located at: http://jbknowles.livejournal.com/485656.html   Full of Heart When I think about my sister, I am in awe. She is loving, dedicated, steadfast and determined, and most of all perseveres through all kinds of weather like a postman. She rides the ups …
Top 10 List for May/June The end of the school year always flies by so quickly.  Today, my students went through their folders (portfolios) to see how much they accomplished.  One of the papers they reviewed was a Top 10 List.  I thought this would be appropriate considering May was Letterman’s last show. So, what did …
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