Welcome to the February 29, 2020 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. Happy Leap Day & thank you for stopping by!
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Angelica Hartgers of Ingram Spark shares five of the best writing craft books. Number 3 is the book I constantly recommend.
Read Get Teens Writing with Gamified Writing Activities for a great way to engage your middle grade writers.
Check out how three students are changing their world through writing here.
Show your students what a difference vivid verbs can make after reading these tips from Easy Pace Learning.
If you'd like to tighten up your writing, you'll want to read Five Tips to Becoming a Superstar Self-Editor from Kris Maze and the Writers in the Storm blog.
Ane Mulligan and The Write Conversation website share some great ideas for developing fiction characters by interviewing them. You can try this in the classroom too!
Nik Peachey has gathered together a bounty of tools that will make writing and teaching writing easier. Check it out here.
The March Time to Write Online Writing Workshop for Teacher-Writers begins next week! Set aside 90 minutes each week to write with a small, fun group of teacher-writers without ever leaving home! More info can be found in the Teach Write Academy.
Calling all writing rebels and writing rebel wannabes -- Please join us for our March #TeachWrite Twitter chat on Monday, March 2 at 7:00 PM ET. All are welcome! (Sign up for a text reminder of all of our chats here.)
That's all for this week's edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. I will see you again next week with more tips!
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