“All the secrets of the world are contained in books. Read at your own risk.” ― Lemony Snicket Lemony Snicket knows just how important reading is. Daniel Handler, the author behind the pseudonym/character of Lemony Snicket, is known widely for his novels, A Series of Unfortunate Events. He has also written several picture books for… Continue reading How to Teach Writing with Lemony Snicket
Tag: Mentor Text for Personal Narratives
Using Scary Stories to Motivate Writers
Are you searching for a way to motivate writers in your classroom? If so, grab some quick and easy scary mentor text to read to your students during October. Reading a variety of samples of mentor text is an awesome way to model the craft of writing. Plus, using scary stories to motivate writers is… Continue reading Using Scary Stories to Motivate Writers
Writing Ideas for Middle School: A True Superhero Tale
A Peek Into My Lesson Plan Book: Identities & Life Stories One of the struggles I’ve seen numerous middle schoolers face deals with identity. Navigating the middle years is confusing. Between hormones, growing brains, and transitioning from child to adult, students sometimes don’t understand what their identity is anymore. Writing Ideas for Middle School: My… Continue reading Writing Ideas for Middle School: A True Superhero Tale
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