• Jennifer Laffin

The Writing Round-Up {6.08.19}


Welcome to the June 8, 2019 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up.

Every week, I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes and put them right here all in one place.

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Now, onto this week's tips!

Fixing Grammar Errors:

Jennifer Gonzales shares a some great thoughts on student grammar errors in this Cult of Pedagogy post.

Be a Writing Rule Breaker:

Lori Freeland explores how breaking a few writing rules every now and then can make writing more lively and engaging in this Writers in the Storm post.

The Power of a Writing Community:

Katie Alford and Jessica Singer Early reflect on how writing within a community of other teacher-writers at a National Writing Project Summer Institute changed them as writers and teachers of writers in this NCTE article.

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Reflections on Writing Every Day:

Tammy Breitweiser shares her thoughts from participating in Julie Duffy's Story a Day contest this past May in this post on Medium.

Writing in the Content Areas:

Larry Ferlazzo explores how to incorporate writing into your social studies instruction in his recent EdWeek post.

Fake Writing:

Are you a fake writer? Read this post from K.M. Weiland and find out.

Summer Writing Opportunities for YOU!:

Time to Write! Online Writing Workshop, Various times in JULY/AUG

The Time to Write! Online Writing Workshop is a chance for you to work on your own writing project, set some writing goals, and get the support you need to make meeting those goals happen!

Focus on Fiction Online Writing Workshop/Book Study,

Tuesdays in JULY/AUG

The Focus on Fiction Online Writing Workshop for those teacher-writers who would like to try their hand at writing fiction. We will read Lisa Cron's Story Genius (affiliate link) as our guiding text. Come stretch yourself and your writing skills in this fun group!

Building a Writing Habit Online Workshop,

Various times in JULY/AUG

Would you like to learn about how you can build a writing habit? How being a teacher who writes makes you a stronger writing teacher? If you are new to writing or are looking to refresh your skills, join me in the Building a Writing Habit Online Workshop and learn how!

Notebook Noticings Online Workshop

Mondays this JULY/AUG

If you've been itching to start a writer's notebook of your own, but don't know how to do it, this is the course for you! We will spend time learning new ways to build our notebook, and talk about how we can bring this practice into our classroom.

I will see you back here next week for the next edition of The Writing Round-Up. Wishing you a wonderful week with lots of memorable experiences to write about!

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