Using Images + Objects as an Entryway into Narrative Writing

Today’s guest post comes to us from one of our 100 Days of Summer Writing participants, Erin Palazzo. Erin is a high school English teacher in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  She loves helping teens fall in love with reading and develop confidence in writing through mentor texts and readers & writers workshops.  Her students would also add that […]

What’s Saving My Life: A Moving Writers Series for a New School Year

Happy New Year, friends! We hope you are rested and excited for a new school year! We are excited for a new blogging year, too! This year on Moving Writers, you’ll see a couple of new faces (our friend Noah Waspe (@mrwteach) and the amazing, intrepid Kristin Bond (@ReadWriteMore). And you’ll also see more cohesive, […]

SY 2017-2018 Top Ten: OUR #1 POST LAST YEAR!

Y’all, it wasn’t even close. Doubling the number of views gained by our other most-popular posts is our #1 post from Hattie (@TeacherHattie): “Why This / Not That: A Thinking Routine to Move Kids from Identification to Analysis”. Enjoy!  ____________________________________________________________________________________________ One of the biggest challenges in teaching rhetorical analysis is teaching kids to move beyond identification […]