Welcome to the July 13, 2019 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. (Are we really almost halfway through July??)
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Comic strip writer and teacher Linda Barry shares why creative acts are more creative when we do them by hand in this Omega blog post.
Kathleen Sokoloski ponders the concept of homework in the writing workshop in this Two Writing Teachers post.
Want to improve as a writer? They key could be thinking like a beginner. Writer Li Shun Lai explains in this post on the Jane Friedman website.
What are your 10 rules for writing? Tammy Breitweiser shares her in this post on Medium. (This would be an interesting idea to explore for the classroom too!)
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Literacy for Pleasure shares a nice list of ways students can improve their writing. (#3 is my favorite. What's yours?)
How does creating something (a story, a painting, a poem, etc.) compare to building a house? Julie Duffy explores this interesting analogy in her Writer UnBoxed post.
Shaelynn Farnsworth shares how she runs a writer's workshop for her high school writers in this post. A great read as you start thinking about the upcoming school year!
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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