Before you know it, your students will soon be penciling in their answers on the big state standardized test. Make sure your students are ready and relaxed to take on their writing test with these top 10 tips from WritingCity! Continue reading “10 Tips So Students Won’t Sweat the Test”
What if we told you that writing across the curriculum could save
So many teachers tell us how reluctant they are to have students write in all content areas because they fear they’ll have a stack of additional papers to read.
Writing is an efficient way to cover multiple standards at one time. Are you teaching about your state in social studies? Or the human body in science class? Why not have the students write about it for their assessment? Continue reading “Wait, What? Writing Across the Curriculum Can SAVE Time?”
As the school year comes to a close, teachers are already thinking and planning for next year. We, as teachers, look forward to a fresh start and are trying to remember all the mental notes we took during the school year about what to do differently to make next year even better. We encourage teachers to make time at the end of the year to reflect and set goals. It is a good time to teach students to do so as well. Continue reading “End-of-the-Year Reflection Writing”