I am From… By Catherine Furfaro
I am From <ul><li>I am from </li></ul><ul><li>Up and Away! </li></ul><ul><li>Sister Rose Anne's reading groups </li></ul><...
I am From… <ul><li>Weekly visits to the old Gladstone Library  </li></ul><ul><li>For Babaar’s Next Adventure; </li></ul><u...
I am From… <ul><li>Spelling Bees –  </li></ul><ul><li>practising so I could win the  </li></ul><ul><li>50 cents that  </li...
I am From… <ul><li>Beverly Cleary, Henry Huggins, Nancy Drew, and the Hardy Boys Mysteries: </li></ul><ul><li>Every single...
I am From… <ul><li>King Lear  and  Hamlet   -- “Alas, poor Yorick…” </li></ul><ul><li>… the  Tale of Chauntecleer  and  </...
I am From… <ul><li>Curling up with my sons and daughter, laughing ourselves silly at Thomas in his brown snowsuit  </li></...
I am From… <ul><li>Teaching… </li></ul><ul><li>Novels, short stories, oh, and poetry…. </li></ul><ul><li>From Limney Snick...
I am From.. <ul><li>Contemplation… </li></ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul><ul><li>Henri Nouwen </li></ul><ul><li>Teresa o...
I am from <ul><li>Literacy Instruction… </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey,  </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom,  </li></ul><ul><li>Booth,  </li...
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I Am From

  1. 1. I am From… By Catherine Furfaro
  2. 2. I am From <ul><li>I am from </li></ul><ul><li>Up and Away! </li></ul><ul><li>Sister Rose Anne's reading groups </li></ul><ul><li>The Cars, Trains, and Jets </li></ul><ul><li>Striving to be a Jet to get that </li></ul><ul><li>leather pouch of really hard vocabulary words </li></ul><ul><li>to practice at home with my mom </li></ul><ul><li>Who never went to school.   </li></ul><ul><li>So proud to read to her! </li></ul>
  3. 3. I am From… <ul><li>Weekly visits to the old Gladstone Library </li></ul><ul><li>For Babaar’s Next Adventure; </li></ul><ul><li>From translating my daily readings into </li></ul><ul><li>Italian -- that special time each evening as I curled into my mom's lap after her long day's work, her eyes sparkling at my recital. </li></ul>
  4. 4. I am From… <ul><li>Spelling Bees – </li></ul><ul><li>practising so I could win the </li></ul><ul><li>50 cents that </li></ul><ul><li>Mother Philippa would hold </li></ul><ul><li>up like a trophy </li></ul><ul><li>every Friday. </li></ul>
  5. 5. I am From… <ul><li>Beverly Cleary, Henry Huggins, Nancy Drew, and the Hardy Boys Mysteries: </li></ul><ul><li>Every single one! </li></ul><ul><li>From Archie and Jughead and Betty and Veronica, </li></ul><ul><li>From Highlights magazine, </li></ul><ul><li>Double Bubble’s little comic strips, </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger Beat and Sixteeen magazines </li></ul><ul><li>From Password and Concentration with Hugh Downs </li></ul>
  6. 6. I am From… <ul><li>King Lear and Hamlet -- “Alas, poor Yorick…” </li></ul><ul><li>… the Tale of Chauntecleer and </li></ul><ul><li>The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock </li></ul><ul><li>… Mr. Smith’s Gr. 12 and 13 English class and winning the English Award </li></ul><ul><li>Keats’ odes, Blake’s, Bright Tyger </li></ul><ul><li>Le Pere Sable reciting Voltaire and </li></ul><ul><li>Rousseau </li></ul><ul><li>And Struggling with Sartre, Camus and Hugo </li></ul>
  7. 7. I am From… <ul><li>Curling up with my sons and daughter, laughing ourselves silly at Thomas in his brown snowsuit </li></ul><ul><li>And StregaNonna, The Polar Bear Express and The Night Before Christmas – every Christmas Eve, </li></ul><ul><li>Summer camping trips, </li></ul><ul><li>And my son Adam reading </li></ul><ul><li>Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing </li></ul><ul><li>to us along the way </li></ul>
  8. 8. I am From… <ul><li>Teaching… </li></ul><ul><li>Novels, short stories, oh, and poetry…. </li></ul><ul><li>From Limney Snicket, Harry Potter, </li></ul><ul><li>and C.S. Lewis for my Grade Six kids </li></ul><ul><li>to Canadian fiction! Yes, Atwood, Laurence, and loving Ondaatje’s smorgasbord of sights, sounds, smells; Urquhart’s monumental prose </li></ul>
  9. 9. I am From.. <ul><li>Contemplation… </li></ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul><ul><li>Henri Nouwen </li></ul><ul><li>Teresa of Avila </li></ul><ul><li>and Richard Rohr </li></ul><ul><li>feeding my soul </li></ul>The Letters of St. Paul
  10. 10. I am from <ul><li>Literacy Instruction… </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey, </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom, </li></ul><ul><li>Booth, </li></ul><ul><li> Marie Clay, </li></ul><ul><li> Marzano, </li></ul><ul><li>Hume, and </li></ul><ul><li>Tovani </li></ul><ul><li>I am from books </li></ul><ul><li>and now </li></ul><ul><li> blogs </li></ul>
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