10 On Tuesday #SOL19

A writing prompt and a routine memory:

When I had my own classroom I provided a journal prompt on Tuesdays called 10 on Tuesday. I would provide a topic and the students would write a list of 10 things that fit.

I had an option in my room if students were compelled to write something they could “chuck” the topic — they just needed to let me know.

Some students would write a list of 10 words, some would write a list of sentences. Some would take an item from their list and write more about it or simply tell the whole story.

It was a change in format which met the needs of all of my writers.

Now on Tuesdays, I listen to Laura Tremaine’s “10 Things to Tell You” podcast. Listening this morning reminded me of this past activity. My writing prompt this morning was also a list so this post seemed appropriate!

I was going to write 10 Things I am Grateful For but decided instead to take a spin from Laura’s “What are your intentions?” topic.

My 10 on Tuesday:

I intend to live my day with fire today.

I intend to do at least one yoga pose.

I intend to write.

I intend to have meaningful, life giving conversations with teachers today.

I will intentionally listen to what needs my teachers are telling me through conversations.

I intend to pay attention to my surroundings today.

I intend to write down 5–10 experiences from my day.

I intend to write down a random memory.

I intend to smile and say hello to as many students today to celebrate Llama Tuesday!

I intend to enjoy a beverage when I get home from work.

What are your intentions today?

You can read this post on Medium here.

10 thoughts on “10 On Tuesday #SOL19

  1. I loved this post. I am thankful for the prompt idea. You made me curious about the podcast. Your list of intentions is inspirational. Happy Tuesday!

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  2. Pingback: 10 Intentions For Tuesday #sol19 | wahooliteracyteacher

  3. Liked the list of your intentions and hope succeeded on all of them because some people do plan but never get done even one of item on their plan list so would like to know if you done all of them or not.

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  4. I like this idea so much, I wrote it down in my writer’s notebook so I can use it in the future. There are so many things you can do with that. I just thought of one: 10 Things I Love. Thanks for sharing this.

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