It’s the end-of-the-month curated collection of writing Tweets!
We can teach students about improving their writing process and to write with detail and voice by watching Guy Fieri on “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.”
Last Thursday, I endeavored to explain writing workshop to parents in my district at Parent University. As I drove home after the presentation, I felt unsettled, like there had been a gap in what the parents were hoping to learn and what I delivered. What would you be sure to include in a presentation to parents on writing workshop?
Come along as I take you on an anchor chart tour in the classrooms of our school.
Share your Slice today with the Two Writing Teachers community. Just do it.
…in our classroom the tie between the opening and closing of the workshop seems to be the “salt of the workshop.”
Did you know that talking to yourself can be really helpful? It’s true! Researchers have long known that positive self-talk can be an incredibly helpful tool. The power of positive self-talk … Continue Reading Writing Mantras for the New School Year: Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week
In this throwback post, Stacey gives strategies and tips for our youngest writers. She lays out ideas, in a practical way for the classroom, helping students develop the skills necessary for the physical act of writing.
Throwback week continues on Two Writing Teachers. Today, Anna throws back to Deb, who shared how to foster deep writing community bonds back in August.
I love this post by Dana, in which she takes us into an extraordinary first grade classroom. Here, Mrs. B. demonstrates two great teaching moves…
Betsy Hubbard wrote a series of posts on writing in preschool last year. Her preschool series was not only informative about the ways to teach writing to three- and four-year-olds, but it conveyed a deep and genuine respect for our youngest learners. Let’s take a look back at what Betsy had to say about these emerging writers.
Writing about Reading: Considering Perspective Paves the Way for Critical Thinking— Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week
Growing up the younger sibling of a sister with pervasive disabilities was a crash course in perspective. The lessons I learned from my sister have made me who I am. … Continue Reading Writing about Reading: Considering Perspective Paves the Way for Critical Thinking— Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week
It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.
In this throwback week post, Beth Moore brilliantly shares great ideas to help students “pump up their volume”- just what my 3rd graders need!
Notes from the TCRWP workshop with Carl Anderson: Writing With Mentor Texts — Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week
It is Throwback Week on Two Writing Teachers! Revisit this post from Tara on analyzing mentor texts in your classroom.
s a literacy coach, part of my role is to support teachers with how to work together with all the professionals who will come in and out of their reading and writing workshop. Lately, I’ve been brainstorming with some super smart teachers to figure out how we can get all the grown-ups in a classroom to be more consistent with one another.