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1. A Writing Open House Invite participants to mix and mingle as they create and compose. These events often work best when there are several stations where people can rove…
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Instructors can use the lesson provided or develop their own that speaks to their particular concerns and that of their students. While a literacy narrative is one possible genre, other…
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This activity can achieve several different goals: Engage with public and local policy issues in a strategic and structured way Support the NCTE vision statement of “NCTE and its members…
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Looking for more National Day on Writing inspiration? Check out these resources: Explore the RAFT Strategy RAFT assignments encourage students to uncover their own voices and formats for presenting their…
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Why do YOU write? That’s the¬†question we asked authors to answer in honor of the National Day on Writing. Check out their answers and learn more about how you can…
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In writing, an audience is the group of individuals for whom your piece is intended or the group that receives it. An audience could be very broad (for example, American…
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An introduction to any piece of writing serves one function: hooking the reader to make him or her want to continue. But getting a piece of writing started with a…
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One of the first and most important decisions for every writer is determining what to write about. Making this decision can feel overwhelming often because of long-held notions we have…
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