03 Apr Slice of Life: Writing Needs to Become a Habit #SOL19 #TWTBlog
You’re slicing again … I thought it was over.
This was my family’s reaction as I sat down in my chair this evening to write this slice. It is 9:30pm which is very late for me to post. I have routines. I have systems. One day off and it all fell apart!
Teachers frequently ask me if it is okay if students write three or four days a week rather than five days a week. I never want to tell people what to do … but I have to say the March Challenge proves to me year after year that it needs to be five days a week.
When you don’t write, you don’t plan to write. When you don’t plan to write, you don’t notice potential topics all around you. When you don’t notice potential topics all around you, you are no longer living a
It was only 36 hours and I already fell out of the routine. So yes, I think kids should write every day or at least every day we have them – 5 days a week!
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