4th Annual Halloweensie Contest with Susanna Leonard Hill

Time for the 4th Annual Halloweensie Contest with Susanna Leonard Hill.  Hurry! Hurry! Don’t be late! Tomorrow is the last day to enter a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children. The following words must be included in the 100 word story: pumpkin, broomstick, and creak. The story can be poetry or prose, funny or scary.Continue reading “4th Annual Halloweensie Contest with Susanna Leonard Hill”

Picture Book Idea Month with Tara Lazar

The 6th Annual Picture Book Idea Month by Tara Lazar, author of The Monstore and Break These Rules, is just around the corner. Two more books, I Thought This Was a Bear Book and Little Red Gliding Hood, will be coming soon in 2015. PiBoIdMo is a thirty day writing challenge during the month of November. This is my second yearContinue reading “Picture Book Idea Month with Tara Lazar”

National Poetry Day

Many readers and writers are familiar with Poetry Month that is celebrated during the month of April. During this springtime month, many Language Arts Teachers incorporate the study of poetry in the classroom. Students learn about the rhythm and rhyme of poetry, that just seems to sing, as one reads a poem. My many students,Continue reading “National Poetry Day”