Category: Writing

Friday Roll Call: Tulita

Meet Tulita. Have you ever known a six year old to be graceful? If not, then you haven’t met Miss Tulita.  With each step, each hair-tuck behind her ear, each smile, this little sweetheart oozes with a sort of light-on-her-feet, …

Wednesday Roll Call: Karamjot

Meet Karamjot. What do you want to be when you grow up?  …A Doctor so I can make people feel good…. Favourite colour:  …pink…. What animal would you want for a pet? … a puppy… a little one…. Favourite book: …

Friday Roll Call: Mica

Meet Mica. There are many reasons why Mica is so well-liked by everyone. She’s smart, compassionate, and you can always count on her to add life to any lesson because her little hand will surely be up waiting patiently to …

Friday Roll Call: Kirti

Meet Kirti. Favourite recess snack: Oranges Where would you like to visit? India – I haven’t been there since I was a little kid. What do you want to be when you grow up? A Teacher What’s so special about …

The Best Part of Me

Here they are once again. A fantastic activity based on this book, where we not only celebrate ourselves, but also realize that turning the ordinary into something extraordinary is really what great writing is all about. My legs are fast …

Writing in Role

Personal journal writing comes quite naturally to little kids.  When it comes to Writer’s Workshop, their own experiences serve as a pretty natural platform for ideas. Going to the park, birthday parties, play dates, soccer games – all pretty standard fare. …