Happy Holidays from all of us at Two Writing Teachers! Have you chosen your One Little Word (OLW) for 2018 yet? Many of us in the Two Writing Teachers community and beyond have… Continue reading
WRITE a slice of life story on your own blog. SHARE a link to your post in the comments section. GIVE comments to at least three other SOLS bloggers.
Before my daughter plays a soccer game or scrimmages, her team goes through several warm-up exercises. Watching the go through the motions, I’m impressed that they all seem to enjoy the warm-ups, and they also can explain the purpose of them.
It has helped me to think of these grammar games as the girls think of their soccer warm-ups. They’re quick, they’re fun, and they’re relevant to writing.
I don’t remember sharing writing experiences at home when my daughters were in elementary school.
I wish we had.
In case you missed any pieces from our series about predictable problems, here’s a quick review of the week of posts with the links, as well.
When one of my daughters was switching from playing soccer to playing field hockey, we had several conversations about the similar skills each sport required. It didn’t take us long to figure out… Continue reading
All writers learn from studying each other’s writing.
Welcome to our weekly Slice of Life Story Challenge! Write your post. Share the permalink to your own blog post with the community. Comment on at least three other posts. If you are a slicer who… Continue reading
As in all aspects of writing workshop, students should have choice in their planning process.
Three strategies to use so that students develop their own ability to monitor themselves as writers.
Google forms helps with record keeping and planning next instructional moves in writing workshop and more. Here are some ideas to get started!
Writing Workshops have important structural components.