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!
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.
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?"
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.
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.