But, I’ve just been sooooooo darn busy!! With the end of my school year, my husband’s school year, and my kids’ school year quickly approaching, I’m spent!! Ahhhh!! My blogging is definitely behind!
Anyway, I have such a love/hate relationship with June… LOVE all the end-of-year festivities! HATE all the end-of-year paperwork! LOVE that summer break is almost here! HATE saying good-bye to my kiddos. LOVE beach days! HATE spending a great deal of my summer preparing food and cleaning my kitchen (how do four little children eat so much?!?).
Anyway, I don’t have much today, except for some news!
This summer, I’ll be teaching writing to our incoming 7th graders for our district’s summer learning program. All of these students will be in my 2016-2017 class, so the lessons that I do with them will need to be brand-new and something that I won’t be using during the school year.
That means that I’ll need to be creating a whole bunch of all new Writer’s Notebook lessons.
I’ve decided to base those lessons around some of my favorite mentor texts: