Monthly Archives: November 2014

Chilled Turkey: Change your Point of View

Teacher’s Note: Try this classic writing assignment with your students, and they will love it!  Have your students write a Thanksgiving story from the Turkey’s point of view!  First use the Turkey Planning Sheet to help students organize their ideas and … Continue reading

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#NCTE14 takeaways: Striving to improve student writing

On Friday I had the pleasure of accompanying a handful of my colleagues to the Washington, DC area for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The conferences was multiple days, but my district, like many other struggling shoe … Continue reading

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