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Cube Creator - Bio, Mystery, Story or Create-Your-Own

Cube Creator - Bio, Mystery, Story or Create-Your-Own | Current Updates | Scoop.it

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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, January 6, 2013 7:21 PM

many creative options to explore....

Coach Jeffery's curator insight, January 9, 2013 9:38 AM

ReadWriteThink provides templates for a variety of writing projects that incorporate a cube. The Bio Cube may be used after students have read, or before they write, a biography (or autobiography). The Mystery Cube will help them recall a mystery story after they have read it, or to pre-write one on their own. There is also a story Cube that will help them map out "key elements of a story" and there is Create-Your-Own Cube...you select the questions to a topic and then respons.

Alison Hewett's curator insight, January 30, 2013 1:17 PM

LITERACY. This would be an interesting tool to explore to see if it is useful at our upper year levels.

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5 Reasons Why Your Students Should Write Every Day

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Did you know that writing helps students remember recently learned material? Learn about a variety of ways that having students writing every day can help both students and teachers in the classroom.

 

Are your students writing as much as they should be? Classroom writing, done with willful focus and daily diligence, remains an essential part of educating students of all ages, including adults. Here are five reasons why classroom writing is still a must:


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The Teacher's Guide To Writing In The Cloud | Teach Thought

The Teacher's Guide To Writing In The Cloud | Teach Thought | Current Updates | Scoop.it

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"In part 1 of this post we took a look at the writing process itself–the relative awkwardness of the process for many developing writers, and how live modeling can help support writer growth. In this part, we are focusing on using cloud-based word processing and general productivity suites like Adobe Buzzword and Google Docs. We also recently looked at 10 Ideas for Using Technology to Teach Writing.)"


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Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: 10 Tips for Beginning Writers

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Ten things you should know before you decide you want to be a writer.

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