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Cross-genre sharing

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WN #28: Writing from a List

Pick a topic and write it at the top of your entry.  The words can be concrete or abstract.  

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New Genre Team Sharing

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WN #27: Lifing a Line

Take a line you highlighted in your notebooks from yesterday. Make it the first line of a new piece and begin adding on to it.

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Writing in a new genre

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WN #26: Rereading and Highlighting

Take some time to pore over your notebook again (you’ve got 25 entries now, plus extra writing you may have added!).  

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W.A.R.S.: The Character Killing Fields

I killed a character today.

And it bothered me….because it was easy. So many authors have commented on how difficult it is killing their characters, I expected procrastination and pain. 391 more words

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Identifying Genres

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WN #25: Thinking about Genres

In the context of writing, the word genre is a reference to a type of writing which has unique characteristics in regards to narrative elements such as setting, plot, character, and theme (just to name a few).

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Writers Notebook: A powerful tool which documents if ‘what has been taught’ has been embedded and is being used consciously by students.

This year we introduced Writers Notebook across my school. My students and I absolutely love our notebooks. We have a tool/skill workbook where  student’s record / practice grammar, word-work and genre study. 274 more words

W.A.R.S.: Protagonist's Progress

So I finished chapter twelve yesterday and set Paul on a collision course with the other two protagonists. In my last post, I commented that he’s become quite a fun character to write. 294 more words

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