The Writing Round-Up {11.2.19}

Welcome to the November 2, 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!

I am a Writer When...

Turn "I'm not a writer" or "I can't write" into a more empowering statement, "I am a writer when..." This would be a powerful classroom writing experience. Read more from the Pennsylvania Writing & Literature Project Blog here.

Peer-to-Peer Conferring:

Looking for teaching tips for building connections that support peer-to-peer conferring? Then you'll want to check out this podcast from Writeable featuring teacher Dawn Reed.

Last Call for November Writing:

The November Time to Write Online Writing Workshop begins this Tuesday night. Would you like to join this weekly writing group? Details can be found here.

Writing Circles:

Writing Circles (similar to Lit Circles) are a wonderful way to build a writing community and to help students deepen their identity as writers. Pernille Ripp shares how she uses Writing Circles to do just that in this post.