The Writing Round-Up {10.26.19}

Welcome to the October 26, 2019 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up.

Every week, I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes and put them right here all in one place.

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Now, onto this week's tips!

Short Writing Works!:

Writing assignments don't have to be long to be powerful. "The Power of Short Writing Assignments" from Ben Barbour and the Edutopia website explains more.

Make Writing:

Angela Stockman has a creative approach to writing that she calls Make Writing. Learn more about how to bring loose parts into your writing classroom to inspire your writers in Angela's post, "Make Writing: What? Why? How?"

Editing Tips from the Pros:

The Writing Routines website has interviewed 17 of the world's best writers. Here's what they had to say about editing. I see quite a few classroom applications here too.

Our Student Writers Need a Coach:

Curious about assessing student writing? I came across this interesting book chapter about why it's important that we coach, not judge, our student writers. Check it out here.