The Writing Round-Up {2.16.19}

Welcome to the February 16, 2019 edition of The Teach Write Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes.

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Now, onto this week's tips!

Beginning the Day with Gratitude:

Have you seen this video about the New York school that begins the day having all of their students write in a gratitude journal? Such a great idea!

Borrow a Line:

Have students who struggle getting started with quick writes? Linda Rief shares how she encourages students to borrow a line from a solid mentor text to get their writing momentum moving in her guest post on The Robb Review.

Powerful Affirmations for Writers:

Affirmations are a huge part of positive psychology right now. Why not use them in your writing life? Kathryn Craft shares "Ten Writer Affirmations to Bolster Optimism (Or Turning Whine Into Gold)" in this Writers in the Storm blog post.

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