Saturday, February 17, 2018

First Car


Think back to your first car. What was it? What was it like? What memories are associated with that car?

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Saturday Morning Writing Prompt: Valentine


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Valentine’s Day is coming up this week. Imagine a greeting card that expresses your true sentiments of the holiday. What would your message be?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

New book in the RRVWP Library on English Learners

The National Writing Project sent us a new book Keep it R.E.A.L.: Relevant, Engaging, and Affirming Literacy for Adolescent English Literature by Mary Amanda Stewart, published in 2017 by Teachers College Press and the NWP. This is a great book for those looking to support "English learners in a way that honors and leverages their native languages and cultures." Let Kelly Sassi know if you would like to review this book for the blog.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Saturday Morning Writing Prompt: Superbowl!


It’s Super Bowl weekend. Fun fact: This year’s game is in Minneapolis, just a stone’s throw from our RRVWP site. For the last few years, the company that makes Doritos has run a contest for amateur marketers to create an ad for Doritos. The winners see their commercial come to life during the big game. Write a contest-winning script for a commercial to sell Doritos. If you don’t like Doritos, substitute them with a food item of your choice.