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More National Day on Writing Resources

October 10, 2017

Looking for more National Day on Writing inspiration? Check out these resources: Explore the RAFT Strategy RAFT assignments encourage students…

Writer’s Story Campaign

October 6, 2017

Why do YOU write? That’s the question we asked authors to answer in honor of the National Day on Writing. Check…

Connecting with Your Audience

October 1, 2017

In writing, an audience is the group of individuals for whom your piece is intended or the group that receives…

Hold a Classroom Write-In

September 27, 2017

Instructors can use the lesson provided or develop their own that speaks to their particular concerns and that of their…

Write-In Goals

September 27, 2017

This activity can achieve several different goals: Engage with public and local policy issues in a strategic and structured way…

Beginning a Piece of Writing

September 27, 2017

An introduction to any piece of writing serves one function: hooking the reader to make him or her want to…

Determining What to Write About

September 27, 2017

One of the first and most important decisions for every writer is determining what to write about. Making this decision…

NCTE Beliefs about Students’ Right to Write

September 25, 2017

During this era of high-stakes testing, technology-based instruction, and increased control over students’ expression due to school violence, students’ right…