Author Archives: The Scribbler

12 ideas for reviewing vocabulary

Originally posted on ELT planning:
I’ve kept a list of all the vocabulary that has come up in class during the last few weeks of summer school. It’s a fair bit – about 200 words. Here are some ideas for…

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PiBoIdMo 2013 Registration is OPEN!

Originally posted on Writing for Kids (While Raising Them):
***Registration officially closed on November 7th. You can still join in the challenge by reading the daily posts and keeping track of your ideas, but you will not be eligible for…

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Being Me!

Tonight I will be attending my first ever SCBWI event. I am experiencing a whole range of emotions right now, and although feeling a little nervous I’m actually very excited. Spending most of my writing life on the bed or … Continue reading

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There is a Little Froggy

There is a little froggy There is a little froggy living in my pond, and of this little froggy I’m really rather fond. Small and green with big eyes that look up at me, to disturb him would be unwise … Continue reading

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C is for Cookie

C is for Cookie is one of my favourite Sesame Street songs. I sing it all the time. In fact I was humming it the other day while making some super delicious Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies. As I … Continue reading

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I Warned You!

I Warned You! I warned you Mum. I told you Dad. I wish you had listened, you really should have. Nothing good comes from eating greens. Look at my tummy, you’ll see what I mean. Puffed and bloated up to … Continue reading

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Ruckus!

Ruckus! There is an awful ruckus coming from the bush. Listen very closely now. Wait! There it is, shush! I wonder what it could be? Thoughts come thick and fast. Worries and nightmare visions, my sanity won’t last. I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Snails

Snails The snails are eating up my plants but I don’t really mind. It’s important to be thoughtful. It’s lovely to be kind. Who needs tomatoes anyway, carrots, beans or peas? I’d rather have a cup of tea with chocolate … Continue reading

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Oh…Christmas Tree!

While out for an early morning walk today I saw this poor, sad Christmas tree. Stripped of all festive cheer it had been callously dumped next to some bins. It reminded me of one of my favourite Shel Silverstein poems. … Continue reading

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