We hope through this weekly blog to spark ideas with timely information about writing instruction. These posts will present nuggets that you can consider as you plan your next week or even your next day. You will find strategies for helping students come up with ideas for research and writing, peer review, expansion, and conferencing.
Let us know what you value and how you spend the most time each week. We look forward to hearing from you!
Personal Poetry Writing Activity – Where I’m From
This personal poetry activity is based on the work by George Ella Lyon. It is an easy way to help writers create poetry using what they know best – themselves!
Everyday Places - Kitchen Table Times
Everyday places often provide a backdrop for some of the significant moments of our lives.
Writer's Block Can Be Overcome!
Here are ten fun strategies from the IWP to support writers in your class or for writing at home.
Don't let the Pandemic or censorship get you down!
IWP workshops are energizing and renewing for teachers, helping us understand why it's essential to continue providing young people with the growth and discovery experiences they need.