It’s been several months since I’ve written for Two Writing Teachers. In December my son was born, and I was on maternity leave until a few weeks ago. Then, in March I pushed … Continue Reading A Mini-Crash-Course on Oral Storytelling
Kristen Robbins Warren honors her middle school students’ independent writing lives by incorporating three literary rhythms (Monday Morning’s Muse, Wednesday’s Writing Window, and Friday Favorites) into the school week.
One of the causes of anxiety regarding the writing prompt, is the unknown. We don’t know what genre students will be asked to write. We don’t know the topic. Test … Continue Reading Writing Territories + Test Prompt Writing
First day back . . . and I had the pleasure of working with all of the 4th & 5th grade teachers in our corporation to SCORE WRITING PROMPTS! (Does … Continue Reading prompt scoring.
I received a supplement with my students’ Time for Kids Magazines today. It was called “Writer’s Prompts: 36 Great Writing Ideas! Great writing starts with a great idea.” I’ve chosen … Continue Reading Writer’s Prompts