This month Abigail shares 4 things you can do this next week to spark joy in your writing class. Hope you feel inspired and that the spark would be ignited.
Making All Things New: Imagery
This year on Moving Writers, I am dusting off some old-but-wise books on my shelf about writing, creating a tiny review, then considering how one passage from the book can inform writing instruction today, even decades after the book was first published. September’s Book: The Creative Process by Carol Burke and Molly Best Tinsley. Length: […]
In this school years last beat Abigail takes you through a writing strategy of “dream/vision boards” to cast a vision for the future with your students.
Stop Motion Animation in 5 Steps for Beginners
This month Abigail takes you through 5 steps to start stop motion in your writing class. Jump into the wonderful world of stop motion!
Making Sacred Writing- Sacred Again
This month Abigail takes you through 3 quick ways to jumpstart your writing. If you need a February pick me up.. this is for you.
Writing is in the Details
Why do the details matter? Abigail talks about taking your students writing and reflections deeper with a couple moves in writers workshop with the help of mentors and figurative writing.
A Poem a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Writing poetry can reduce stress? Shouldn’t all children have access to this tool? In this months beat Abigail brings 3 familiar poetry templates into the content area classrooms.
Can Our Secrets Connect Us? PostSecret Confessions
This months post @msablund takes us through a writing move that helps us build community by sharing our secrets. This lesson also extends beyond personal writing but can be a template for content and beyond.
Are We a Match? A Remix on Dating Profiles
This months beat Abigail takes you through a Remix using “dating profiles” Students create matches which allow for students to deepen their understanding of characterization, comparing/contrasting, and creating an engaging writing lesson. This one really can expand any content area.
Exploring a Place Through Writing
Abigail’s first beat of the year takes you through a lesson you could do tomorrow. Discovering the importance of place and how through observation growing a deeper understanding of why place matters in our writing.