The Writing Round-Up {10.15.17}


Welcome to the October 15, 2017 edition of the Writing Round-Up. Thanks for stopping by to check out some of my finds for teaching writing and being a teacher who writes. I'm glad you're here!

I'm super excited about the tips I found to share this week. Please read on....

For Teachers of Writers

Mentor Text Lessons Galore:

When I had first started teaching using the writing workshop method, I stumbled across the Writing Fix website and their extensive list of writing mentor texts AND lessons and it changed my teaching life for the better! If you haven't seen this website and all of its amazing resources, you can access it here. (Access to the mentor text page for your grade level range is on the upper left side.)

Are You Writing With Your Students?

As teachers, we often share the things we are passionate about with our students, be that a book we just finished, a cool science experiment, or something else. But what message are we sending them about writing? Do we give writing the same love and attention that we do our book talks? Read "Do You Write With Your Students?" from Rebecca Alber and Edutopia to learn more of why we should commit to doing this.