8 Truths About Teaching Writing to Middle Schoolers

| June 29, 2018

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Middle school writers are full of imagination and creativity, and teachers can honor that while teaching writing conventions.Maybe it’s the tension of existing between childhood and adulthood and their ability to articulate this tension. Maybe it’s their fully intact imaginations and natural inclination to creatively express themselves. Whatever it is, they’re capable of astounding us and each other if we teach them well.

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