The Writing Round-Up {4.23.17}

Teaching writing doesn't have to be difficult. Here are a few of our favorite finds from around the web this week:

Making Revision Fun: Do your students dread revising their writing? Are they one-and-done writers? Melissa Stewart shows us how she approaches revising her own writing with a sense of playfulness that always makes her writing better in her guest post at Two Writing Teachers. Our students will benefit from her tips!

Out of the Mouths of Students: Why Teachers Need to Write: Melanie Meehan, a Choice Literacy contributor, shares what happened when she asked a group of students their thoughts on why teachers need to write in this Big Fresh newsletter. Turns out, teachers who write bring inspiration, validation and a sense of community to their classrooms.

Assessing Student Writing: The National Writing Project's Analytic Writing Continuum (AWC) is a way to assess student writing in a way that informs your instruction and provides useful feedback to your writers. We love how it approaches assessment from a positive standpoint -- noticing what is there, not what isn't. This podcast will share how K-12 teachers can use the AWC in all areas of their writing classroom.

Every Sunday, the Writing Round-Up highlights a few of our favorite writing instruction ideas from around the web the past week.

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