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The Writing Round-Up {3.07.20}

Welcome to the March 7, 2020 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. Thank you for stopping by!

Every week, I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes and put them right here in the Writing Round-Up.

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Now, onto this week's tips...

Adding Details:

Ever told your students to “add more details?” Alan Wright gives specific craft moves to help students in “Helping Young Writers Understand the Significance of Details”.

How to be a Great Writer:

Whether you are writing a book or a blog post, Stephen King has 22 tips for you in “22 Lessons From Stephen King On How To Be A Great Writer”.

One Pagers:

Writing about reading doesn’t have to be all in words. Why not try a one-pager which combines art with writing? Betsy Potash shares her tips in this post on The Cult of Pedagogy.

Write with Your Students:

Building a classroom writing community begins with the teacher becoming a writer first. Read Stacey Shubitz’s article, Why Teachers Need to Write with Students” on Middleweb and learn how to become the lead writer in your classroom.

Do You Really Need a Writers Group?:

If you are considering joining a writers group, check out these tips from The Write Conversation Blog.

Writing Inspiration:

Waiting for inspiration to strike may not be a productive idea, but a daily writing habit just might be. Jane Anne Staw explains more in “The Myth of Inspiration.


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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