Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter LinkedIn Email Thoughts? "performance task" "text messaging" Author Angela Related Posts The Writing Workshop Teacher’s Guides to Multimodal Composition March 27, 2022 Reclaiming Our Joy June 4, 2021 Compositions, Writers, and Teachers Made Whole May 21, 2021 5 Comments Jennifer 15 years ago Reply Loved it! Thanks for sharing! I would love to know what his introduction or reason for sharing that was. Was it connected to literacy? Angela Post Author 15 years ago Reply It wasn’t—think the focus was more on him as a performance poet. Could be an engaging way for kids to turn their own poetry into engaging performances. I loved it too. Melissa 15 years ago Reply Angela, good thing he interpreted the story. 🙂 I think I am a good texter until I meet or see someone who does THAT! 🙂 My 2o-year-old cousin blows me away with her speed and her shortcuts. AND they work for me. I get what she is saying. I wonder what that means…that I get it. Angela Post Author 15 years ago Reply I agree! I admit that I am not a great texter, and I’m kind of afraid to become one. I hardly need one more addiction (my husband will confirm this). As far as the piece above is concerned, I think it’s incredibly relevant, and I’m wondering if some teacher somewhere is already doing this sort of work with kids. Very engaging. My 11 year old was intrigued. Elizabeth Fisher 15 years ago Reply I loved this. It’s so incredible to think that kids can do that! And some say they can’t infer… Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.