Welcome to the Blog for Room 217. It is now summer and may post from time to time. I thoroughly enjoyed my first year at Dovercourt PS and look forward to the 2017-2018 school year and working in the Intermediate division. Room 52, at Alexander Muir/Gladstone Avenue PS, was where this blog was hatched, several years ago, and a reminder of a school central to my development as an educator. Thanks for visiting.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Pushing boundaries, punctuating dialogue, great efforts, and have a great weekend!
I applaud 7-year-old Chris Niehaus for participating in an event that has traditionally been done by girls.
As some of you put final touches on your Harris Burdick story/narrative paragraph, I thought it would be important to point out some of the rules that may help you. Here are a couple of photos from a Neilson English text, Write Source 2000.
In some drafts that I read, I noticed there is some back and forth dialogue between two people. Here is a helpful hint to keep this organized: