Tag: writing

Why I Enjoy Marking 1st Grade Compositions

Marking first grade compositions is not for the faint of heart or the phonics illiterate.  It’s time consuming and deciphering their spelling can almost feel like reading another language.  But, ask any of my co-teachers who blandly smile at my latest favourite or titter… Continue Reading “Why I Enjoy Marking 1st Grade Compositions”

Privilege of a Scribe

I found it tagged on to the end of Jesus’ parables of the kingdom, words from the Word in a verse I’ve read often–but never seen until now.  Ironically, this is a shadow of its message. Raised in an Anabaptist, Bible-following, church-going family,  I… Continue Reading “Privilege of a Scribe”