This low-prep writing game gives you an endless number of writing prompts. You’ll learn how to play, how to use this to enhance brainstorming, and how to vary the game
This low-prep Writing Game turns idea-getting into a game. You’ll learn how to play, how to use story structure to get the best results, and how to get more out of the game with several variations.
3 ways to turn idea-getting into a game to help students who can't get ideas for stories Sammy (not his real name) didn't love writing—as most young...
Do you love writing and teaching writing, but grading it makes you tired, frustrated, or burnt out? They’ve got the same old errors, and you’re burning away your plan periods, after-school hours, and family time correcting the seemingly infinite stack of error-wrought papers. The teaching is going great. The grading just weighs you down. Let’s talk about 5 strategies for maximizing your time and your impact when responding to student writing.
One important part of a lesson plan is the “back-pocket activity.” In this post, I’m going to share six writing games that use only a six-sided die, which means you can toss them a die and get them writing with only seconds of instruction.
You need to read Stephen King’s “On Writing.” In this post, I thought I’d share the biggest takeaway I got from the book. It’s the secret to being a writer.