Category: Writing

4 Alternatives to Essays

It’s possible to assess student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement through means other than essays. Essays are wonderful for building writing skills, developing rhetoric, displaying clear thinking, and demonstrating text analysis. However, teachers can assess many of the same skills in other ways. Once you know which skills you

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3 Steps to Persuasive Letters that Effect Real Change

I love teaching Persuasive Writing because it gets students engaged and invested in their topics! Any Persuasive Writing Unit is an opportunity for students to write about issues they are passionate about. It’s their opportunity to learn how to take action and effect real change in the world. In my

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