10 Writing Strategies for ANY Secondary Content

Your principal has told you that you need to bring writing into your instruction. And you teach math. Or masonry. Or art. Now it’s time to reach WAY back to your Writing in the Content Areas course from college . . . but wait. There was no Writing in the Content Areas course. Now what? […]

How to Teach The Things They Carried

Is it fiction? Is it non-fiction? Is it creative non-fiction? Should I focus on analysis? Interpretation? Expository writing? Creative writing? Should students read outside of class? During the class period? Yes. Yes to all of that. There are so many ways to approach Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried in the classroom. I’ve tried two. […]