An archived stack of papers: 'picture write'

The Fate Of Pirates

In a stack of papers called Instruction.

  • Nov
  • 29
  • 2008

This one hit me really quick and I’m not even sure I’ve got this all correct, but I had to get this possibility out.

Dan’s been going on about this Rule of Least Power, something I’m not entirely sure I agree with (often, a Rule of Most Power seems more fitting). The idea is essentially to... read more

Why Another PW?

In a stack of papers called Instruction.

  • Oct
  • 25
  • 2008

The Support kids wrote one picture write already. Though that week did not go off without incident, it did work fairly well. We’re doing it again next week. One half of the class will work on the picture write notes, the other half on their video. We’ll switch jobs halfway through. The entire class working on videos is too... read more

What A Mess?

In a stack of papers called Instruction.

  • Oct
  • 04
  • 2008

Monday – We wrapped up some apostrophe work from the previous week. We then talked about the Picture Write and verbally started a sample. Students threw out some interesting turns of phrase, but... read more

Picture Write

In a stack of papers called Writing.

  • Dec
  • 18
  • 2007

Something hit me tonight, browsing around and thinking about how to fix a mess I’ve made of student writing this semester (more on that tomorrow — possible solutions first, though you don’t know the exact problem yet). I’ve spent... read more