• Jennifer Laffin

The Writing Round-Up {10.10.20}

Welcome to the October 10, 2020 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up, the space where I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes.

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Conferring with Student Writers Online:

Are you teaching writing online this school year? Just because students are not in your classroom does not mean you have to give up the very valuable writing conference. Dana Clark shares a few ways to help students prepare for a successful writing conference in her Teach Write blog post.



Anytime Pages:

Need a way to clear your mind, rev up your creativity, and silence your inner judge before you write? How about your students? Anytime Pages are the answer! Learn more about them here.





Grammar Rules:

Are you a grammar nerd like I am? Read Writer's Digest's "75 Grammar Rules for Writers" to check out some common faux pas in writing. (It would be interesting to share these with students too!)  



Quotes about Writing:

Teach Write Community member Jen Tan shares an awesome collection of quotes about writing here. Why not share these with students and ask them reflect on their meaning?



Facing Your Writing Fears:

This month, the #TeachWrite Slow Chat Facebook group is chatting all about writing fears. Join the conversation throughout the month of October in the #TeachWrite Chat FB group.




That's all for this edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. I will see you again next time with more tips!




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