If you’re trying to reach reluctant writers with “nothing to write,” pushing students to use craft and voice in writing, or just hoping to make the writing process creative and fun, storytelling may be your answer. Taking the leap is easier than you think!
Tag: oral storytelling
Conferring Toolkits: Class Stories, Shared Writing and Interactive Writing
Whether it's storytelling, or shared writing, or interactive writing, any piece of writing that your whole class created together is going to be extremely helpful to have at your fingertips while you are moving about the classroom conferring.
A Mini-Crash-Course on Oral Storytelling
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 aside all excuses and did the Slice of Life Story Challenge. Every day in the month of March I recruited my four year old daughter to tell… Continue reading A Mini-Crash-Course on Oral Storytelling
Shared Writing 101: A Crash Course in Writing Together
A quick, down and dirty, overview of shared writing and how it might support your students.
GUEST BLOG POST: Say It Like a Writer
Karren Colbert is an educational consultant and founder of Write Brained Learning. She works with elementary teachers across the country and also presents at state and national conferences. Karren blogs at The Write Brained Teacher and occasionally tweets @karrencolbert. This is a story of a boy named Alex. Maybe you know him. He is the boy… Continue reading GUEST BLOG POST: Say It Like a Writer