In elementary school I learned about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and I read about his calm demeanor, listened to his moving speeches, and learned about a dark time in my American history. However, I felt like I was hearing only parts of a bigger story; there was something missing. From the time I wasContinue reading “March: Book One — Read Now!”
Author Archives: Jennifer Sniadecki
Book Review: The Storyteller
Have you ever skipped a meal so you can read a book? I have, but if you haven’t yet, you might find yourself immersed in THE STORYTELLER — and you’d be okay with whatever else you missed. The Storyteller, by Evan Turk, is many tales weaved into one great story. While I was reviewing bookContinue reading “Book Review: The Storyteller”
Happy New Year!
The year 2016 was a whopper! Each day I read the news and comments on social media, and each day I think to myself, “It couldn’t have been that bad.” No, it wasn’t that bad at all. 1. My close family relatives are alive. This is a big deal to me. Hardships with disease andContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
Nerd Camp MI Lives Up to the Hype!
Last week I traveled to Parma, Michigan for my first Nerd Camp. Nerd Camp (#nErDcampMI) is an event sponsored by Colby Sharp and his amazing wife, Alaina, with the help of the Nerdy Book Club members. The two-day un-conference featuring authors, illustrators, and expert educators was awesome, and I’m still on Cloud 9! The mainContinue reading “Nerd Camp MI Lives Up to the Hype!”
Slice of Life — Check it out!
“Slice of Life” writing is sponsored by Two Writing Teachers blog each Tuesday and every day each March during the Slice of Life Story Challenge. I love that I get to write weekly for my blog. It keeps me going, and I also get to read many great stories from my blogging buddies, too. ThankContinue reading “Slice of Life — Check it out!”
Welcome to ReadingTeacherWrites.org. This is my professional site where I share information about literacy learning, my own research-based reflections, and lessons I’ve learned while teaching. You can also use this page to contact me regarding your reading and writing classroom needs. “Collaboration is key.” I would love to collaborate with you on your next classroom project orContinue reading “Welcome!”
What I’m Reading
I waited and waited. Yesterday was the “book birthday” for Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin. My friends previewed the book (lucky them!) and recommended it as one of the best books of the year so far. So, of course, I ran to the bookstore to purchase it and started reading. Wow! MyContinue reading “What I’m Reading”