Writer's Workshop Wednesday: Object Complements

Today's workshop takes a look at object complements and how to identify them within a sentence. (Just in case Direct Objects and Indirect Objects weren't confusing enough.) What is it? An object complement is a noun or adjective that occurs after the direct object. It renames or modifies the object How is it used? The … Continue reading Writer's Workshop Wednesday: Object Complements

Free Writer's Workshop Wednesday: Distance Learning

Given the sudden shift in education due to the coronavirus precautions, I've decided to implement a new way of sharing information. I'll will still be hosting my writer's workshop here on the blog, but I have created a YouTube channel specifically to teach lessons in English Language Arts to offer resources to students and teachers … Continue reading Free Writer's Workshop Wednesday: Distance Learning

Picture Book Review: Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmer’s Market

Title: Fresh Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmer's Market Author/ Illustrator: Michelle Schaub/ Amy Huntington Year published: 2017 Age Range: 2-10 years Summary: A collection of poems that shares the wonders and magic of a day at the farmer's market. Review: From the inviting poem on the opening page to the final poem that … Continue reading Picture Book Review: Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmer’s Market

The Free Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: The Writing Process

“I think that writers are made, not born or created out of dreams of childhood trauma—that becoming a writer (or a painter, actor, director, dancer, and so on) is a direct result of conscious will. Of course there has to be some talent involved, but talent is a dreadfully cheap commodity, cheaper than table salt. … Continue reading The Free Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: The Writing Process