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The Writing Round-Up {3.10.18}

Welcome to the March 10, 2018 edition of The Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing your own writing habit.

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For Teachers of Writers

Vexing Vocabulary:

If grammar rules keep you running in circles, you'll enjoy "Vexing Vocabulary, Part 1" from Laura Feinberg Cooper and the Writers' Rumpus website. I finally understand when to use 'toward' and 'towards!'

Publishing Possibilities:

Did you know that you can use Google Slides to publish an e-book? Imagine the possibilities for publishing for your student writers! This guide from Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning will show you how to make this happen, step-by-step.

Preparing to Confer:

What three things should be taken into consideration when preparing to confer with your student writers? The article, "Conferring with Confidence," from Aimee Buckner and CCIRA will tell you and explain more.

For Teachers Who Write