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1. Graffiti Walls  Create a shared writing experience by posting a large banner or poster with a prompt in a public space. Invite participants to respond to the prompt and…
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1. A Writing Open House Invite participants to mix and mingle as they create and compose. These events often work best when there are several stations where people can rove…
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Teachers themselves can participate in a write-in by working individually or with other members of their team, department, or institution.  They can draw from the ideas above or develop their…
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Use the sample class lesson plan and adapt as appropriate to your classroom needs: Learning objectives for all lesson plans Students will develop the ability to identify a policy issue…
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Instructors can use the lesson provided or develop their own that speaks to their particular concerns and that of their students. While a literacy narrative is one possible genre, other…
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This activity can achieve several different goals: Engage with public and local policy issues in a strategic and structured way Support the NCTE vision statement of “NCTE and its members…
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I wanted to end 2017 on a happy note here at the Why I Write podcast, so who better to have as a guest than the author of The Happiness…
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We all have those special friends who, when they tell us that we are going to love something, we trust them without question. That is how Justin Dillon came to…
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