Welcome to the August 3, 2019 edition of The Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher-writer yourself. Thanks for stopping by!
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Interesting (and Authentic!) Informational Writing:
There are so many more ways students can share their learning than writing a research paper. "Information Writing That's Not 'The Research Paper' from Rebekah O'Dell and Moving Writers shares some great ideas and tips to make informational writing more interesting and authentic.
There is power in writing for an authentic audience and for an authentic purpose. Check out how this UK teacher helped her students publish a book and the results it brought to her writing classroom.
It's never too late to start a journaling habit. Deepak Chopra shares how journaling makes us healthier and offers tips to get started in this blog post from NBC. Imagine the implications for the classroom too!