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For the Love of Grammar!

By Adrin Fisher Not to date myself, but when I was in eighth grade, there was this thing called diagramming sentences.  There was a lot of diagramming sentences in my English class:  we headed to the blackboard and grabbed some chalk with our homework papers held in sweaty fists, filling Read more…

By fisheradrin, ago
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We Can All Be Writers

Penny Kittle absolutely ruined reading for me five years ago. You heard me. Destroyed it. In the summer of 2013, at the University of New Hampshire Literacy Institutes, Penny taught me how to read like a writer. Our class studied short poems and discussed the deliberation of the author’s diction with Read more…

By Shana Karnes, ago