Larry did an outstanding job with the Day in the Sentence feature last week and I want to invite you all to join the growing community of contributors. And thanks to Cheryl for the mention at the TechLearning site, too.
It is simple:
- Boil down your week or a day into a single sentence
- Use the comment feature here to share your sentence (comments are moderated so be alarmed if they don’t show up)
- Please leave your blog address so that we can link to you and expand our community of Web-based contacts
- I encourage you to podcast your sentence — either provide a link to your own podcast hosting site or you can email your mp3 file to me at dogtrax(at)gmail(dot)com if you want.
- I will compile all of the writing all for release on Sunday
Here is my sentence (and you can listen as a podcast, too):
I entered the delicate art of negotiations with 11 year olds this week as I tried to make them understand that a puppet play for little kids should probably not have references to Brittany Spears coming out of rehab nor should the play have characters being sent off to a “special needs facility” as some kind of punishment nor should we celebrate the life of “gangsters,” and I once again realized how much my students are caught up in the collision of pop culture and media overload.
Peace (in collaboration),
Six energetic children scatter with their treasures tucked tightly under their arms as they leave in their wake, a plethora of tattered and torn wrapping paper, mountains of empty boxes, and one tired momma.