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Interactive Bulletin Boards That Support Writing, Julie Patterson Nov 2012

Interactive Bulletin Boards That Support Writing, Julie Patterson

Articles

Great writing instruction = student created bulletin boards. Here are some ideas.


Assessing A Young Writer’S Story, Julie Patterson Sep 2012

Assessing A Young Writer’S Story, Julie Patterson

Articles

Now that's a story! Find out what this 1st grader is doing well and what our writer-in-residence would teach next.


5 Things Writing Workshop Teachers Want Parents To Know, Libby Duggan Aug 2012

5 Things Writing Workshop Teachers Want Parents To Know, Libby Duggan

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When I was teaching, I wanted parents to know how to support the work that we were doing in the classroom. Perhaps most importantly, I wanted to be sure that what students were told about their writing at home was consistent with what I taught in the classroom. So with that in mind, I've assembled an article that you can share with families: "5 Things Writing Workshop Teachers Want Parents to Know."


On Deadlifting, Bryan M. Furuness Aug 2012

On Deadlifting, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

The first time I picked up four hundred pounds, I thought my eyeballs were going to explode.


Evolution, Bryan M. Furuness Jul 2012

Evolution, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

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Feed Your Writer’S Notebook This Summer, Julie Patterson Jul 2012

Feed Your Writer’S Notebook This Summer, Julie Patterson

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Summer is a great time to tend to your writer's notebook. You can "stock up" on notebook entries that will support your mini-lessons during the school year. Not sure what to write? Here are some notebook strategies to help fuel your inspiration.


Millie Dies In Style: Crafting Poems In Four Poetic Styles, Dan Gleason Jun 2012

Millie Dies In Style: Crafting Poems In Four Poetic Styles, Dan Gleason

Understanding Poetry

This exercise helps students learn about poetic style by challenging them to write poetry in different styles. To make stylistic differences most obvious, students write about the same topic in four different ways (casual, formal, depressing, whimsical). Students write poems of 4-10 lines in groups, and then they share their writings with each other. Nearly any topic may be chosen, but the topic should be a bit unusual; I like to use the tragic tale of Millie, a fictional family dog that dies suddenly by falling down an open well, to generate interest. The exercise is a fun activity that ...


And Cut To March - A Work Of Fiction, William Adam Goble May 2012

And Cut To March - A Work Of Fiction, William Adam Goble

Eckardt Scholars Projects

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Et Cetera, Marshall University Jan 2012

Et Cetera, Marshall University

Et Cetera

Founded in 1953, Et Cetera is an annual literary magazine that publishes the creative writing and artwork of Marshall University students and affiliates. Et Cetera is free to the Marshall University community.

Et Cetera welcomes submissions in literary and film criticism, poetry, short stories, drama, all types of creative non-fiction, photography, and art.