Mock Newbery 2014 Club Summer #1 Meeting

Mock Newbery 2014 Club Summer #1 Meeting

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

5th Grade Slice of Life Challenge - Post 1

We are participating in a modified way in the Two Writing Teachers' Classroom Challenge.  Since my students don't have individual blogs, they are writing a slice every day in their writer's notebooks.  Several times a week I will select a few to post here, on our classroom blog, to link up with other classroom slicers.  We are writing memoirs this month, so many students are writing about memories.  I gave them a choice, though, so some slices are about other topics.  We'd love for you to comment on any or all the slices I scanned and posted.  I hope you can read them okay. I'm slicing, too, right along with my students, on my own blog:

Stephen's Slice

Lauren's Slice

Jenna's Slice

Megan's Slice

Our slices go perfectly with our scrapbook-making and memoir-writing this month!  Here are pictures with the finished scrapbooks.  Sorry I missed the first group - I had camera malfunctions!


  1. Stephen's slice had an unexpected turn. I would never have thought about woodpeckers and concussion research together were it not for his slice.

    Lauren did a nice job with onomatopoeia.
    Jenna's conclusion wraps her piece up nicely.
    Megan's piece reminded me of meeting one of my best friends growing up.

    Nice job, slicers!

  2. Lisa (Lauren L's Mom)March 5, 2014 at 8:45 PM

    Keep on Slicing, Slicers! Great stuff is flowing through out onto paper, It's GREAT!!

  3. Stephen GerstnerMarch 6, 2014 at 6:10 PM

    At first I thought that I wasn't going to get all of my slices done. But I guess it turned out fine.

    1. I had faith in all of you. I know you have lots of great writing in you. ;-)

  4. I am LOVING slicing! Mrs.Mueller, I am SO happy you assigned us this! I never thought about this before, but this could help as a running start to my career as an author!