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Cassidy Milosh
Ways to get started
Sat Jun 20, 2015 09:00

In one of the articles we read, I believe it was Dr. Koppenhaver's chapter, there's a comprehensive list of other ways to get past writer's block. Instead of having a prompt that guides writers to write only about that there are several things you can do to make sure your students write the whole time of instruction and produce something in the end. One of my favorites is to have them go on a mini field trip around the school where they take pictures of what they're interested in. It could be people, it could be decorations, it could be a crack in the wall. Then they write a story about their photos!

  • Reply to Marcela - Haley Brigman, Fri Jun 19 00:03
    Totally agree with you, I wrote a little about this as well. For your question about prompts, I think it's a good idea to have supports available for students who may be experiencing a writer's block ... more
    • Ways to get started - Cassidy Milosh, Sat Jun 20 09:00
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