Launch a note-taking curriculum with an assessment and a vision of what is possible.
When you share your gratitude for someone’s support, you give them energy and inspiration to keep on going.
Do you ever feel like kids just aren’t getting “it?” You look at what they are doing but the “what” isn’t telling you anything. Try looking below the surface to … Continue Reading You Just Don’t Get It
We are trying something new in our memoir unit this year: flash drafting our way to a “best first draft”. The main reason for this is that for as long … Continue Reading Flash drafting our way to a “best first draft”.
Join us every Tuesday for the Slice of Life Story Challenge!
We’re sharing our presentations from NCTE with you, along with quotes I jotted down from a variety of authors and literacy leaders. ALSO, take a peek at some photos from our Slicer Dinner.
This book will serve many purposes in your writing workshop, not the least of which is a good laugh. Comment on the post to enter the giveaway!
Live tweets from #NCTE14! Join us at 9:30EST at #TWTBlog.
If you are a young kid, and you are trying to spell a word, what do you do?
We are excited to present at #NCTE14 this year. Come check out our session G.07, Saturday at 9:30!
“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” -Jack London
Join us! Share a story from your life!
We spend lots of time talking about the writing process here at TWT. This post tackles something that has nothing to do with meaning, structure, focus, word choice, elaboration, voice, or conventions. It deals with the physical act of writing, which can be challenging for some children.
Writers of biographies must draw their readers into the story.
Feeling your writing workshop isn’t running as smoothly as it could? Now is the time to declutter.
Have you ever banned a topic from your writing workshop? If you have, you’re not alone…but you may want to think twice about that policy.