Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Five-paragraph Essay

Today’s conversation made me think of this recent post on the five-paragraph essay. In it, author Kim Zarins links to another essay, “Slay the Monster! Replacing Form-First Pedagogy with Effective Writing Instruction,” by Kathleen Rowlands. They might be worth a skim … Continue reading

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response to Sarah and Nick

A Response to Sarah’s and Nick’s posts Like Sarah, the other bloggers, and this week’s authors, I am thoughtful about the concepts of fear and anxiety around reading and writing in the classroom.  Personally, I don’t think that there are … Continue reading

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