The Writing Round-Up {8.17.18}


Welcome to the August 17, 2019 edition of The Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher-writer yourself. We appreciate you stopping by!

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This Week's Tips:

Want to Be a Writer?:

Are you waiting for permission (or publication) to call yourself a writer? Jen Hatmaker shares some wonderful wisdom and advice for ALL of us (students too!) in On Becoming a Writer.

Mining for Diamonds in Writing:

Teaching students to write small moment narratives is tough to do when they struggle to whittle down their story to the essential focus. Literacy for Pleas