writing strategies

Teaching Setting in writing

Teaching Setting in Fiction Writing: Creating Creative Places

When it comes to fiction writing, sometimes teaching setting can be the most daunting. When helping students with setting, I…

Five Ways Students Can Organize Their Writing

There are two types of writers in the writing world. One of them is called a “pantser.” Basically, these…

Using Color as a Writing Strategy

Using Color Coding as a Writing Strategy As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, I taught…

6 Upper Elementary Picture Books I Use to Teach Writing

6 Upper Elementary Picture Books I Use to Teach Writing Picture books are not just for primary grade…