GARY ANDERSONThanks for visiting my blog. I appreciate your time reading and commenting here.
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- What Students Read When They Can Read Anything
- Our Book Graffiti Wall
- Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing!
- Lessons Learned from Donalyn Miller’s READING IN THE WILD
- It’s Picture Book Monday (in High School)
- But What If We Try?
- Review: TWERP by Mark Goldblatt
- "The New/Newer/Newest Colossus"
- Review: ELEMENTS OF GRADING by Douglas Reeves
- When Students Cheat (And When They Don't)
- RT @eastro1: Stole Reading Biography idea from @teacherman82 So much book convo created. &Timed it before 1stvisit to library! http://t.co/… 1 day ago
- RT @MsUrbanatTHN: Borrowed the book graffiti wall idea from @AndersonGL. Filling the wall with our favorite book quotes. http://t.co/AAKz3V… 1 day ago
- RT @MeenooRami: Have you seen the Daily Poem #engchat project? - Share and Contribute. ow.ly/Aufjk Pls. RT. 1 day ago
- 4 of 5 stars to Veeck--As In Wreck by Bill Veeck goodreads.com/review/show/10… 1 day ago
- RT @khurckes: If you want to tweet with your class, here is a letter to explain the process to parents. docs.google.com/a/dg58.org/doc… #dg58learns 1 day ago
- Friendly reminder --> Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing! wp.me/p1jDNg-up 1 day ago
- RT @morejvan: Seniors 1st-day hook: It's the home stretch. Beyond Beowulf, what do you NEED? Great talk about real world concerns. WE got t… 1 day ago
- @CBethM @yaloveblog @_briank_ @MeenooRami Principal told me those who present at a conference get less out of it than other attendees. #nope 2 days ago
- @yaloveblog @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami My principal denied all funding and required me to take personal leave last year to attend NCTE. 2 days ago
- @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami @yaloveblog Alas, no. NCTE does not provide a discount for presenters, although that would be awesome. 2 days ago
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Tag Archives: nonfiction
Back in December, I posted a list of books students in my classes were reading. Now, four months later, my students are still reading, and I’ve added two new classes of readers to the mix. Today I made a list … Continue reading
Brain on Fire is New York Post reporter Susannah Cahalan’s gripping memoir about her horrific experience with a rare brain inflammation. The attack first manifested itself behaviorally—hallucinations, impulsive actions, anxiety—so Cahalan’s case was misunderstood and misdiagnosed as mental illness. After … Continue reading
The Paris Wife is Paula McLain’s beautifully written nonfiction novel told by Hadley Richardson, the first wife of Ernest Hemingway. Set in 1920s Paris, Hadley’s story gives readers a deeply imagined version of the American expatriate scene and its most … Continue reading
Arne Bellstorf’s graphic “novel” Baby’s in Black is the true story of Astrid who becomes involved with Stuart, a guy who plays in a band. He likes the band scene but really wants to be a painter. Astrid becomes friends … Continue reading
Alison Behnke’s Death of a Dreamer: The Assassination of John Lennon presents the circumstances surrounding Mark David Chapman’s 1980 murder of John Lennon in a format that is both appealing and appropriate for middle and high school readers. The first … Continue reading