• Jennifer Laffin

The Writing Round-Up {11.21.20}

Welcome to the November 21, 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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Now, onto the tips...



Re-Visioning Revision:

Revision is more than creating a clean copy. Teacher Cathy Hutter shares how she learned to change her revision practice to one that is powerful and purposeful and how she helped her students do the same in her recent Teach Write blog post, "Re-Visioning Revision."



Give Yourself Time to Write:

Registration is now open for December's Time to Write Workshop! Meet with writing friends without ever leaving home or having to wear a mask. Four sessions each week to fit every schedule. There's nothing else like it! Read more here. (Gift certificates are also available here.)



Mini Books:

Need a quick and fun way for your students to create their own book? Check out this YouTube “Mini Book Tutorial” for a quick lesson idea you can use tomorrow.



The Art of Teaching Writing:

The Atlantic shares an interview with a veteran teacher about the most important lessons she has learned about teaching writing. One of them just happens to be that “the best teachers of writing are people who write themselves.”



Writing Flash Fiction:

Are you ready to expand your writing territories? Why not try flash fiction or a short-short story? Writer’s Digest shares what gives flash fiction its electricity in this vintage article, “Flash Fiction.”



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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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