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Tag: Writing

Handwritten Pages

I still find evidence of my past when cleaning out a desk drawer, when flipping through a book from a previous class, when rediscovering a journal. I relish opening the […]

Stand Up for Shakespeare through OSU

The PAGES program next year will feature for its performing arts experience I Malvolio, a re-imagination of Twelfth Night by Tim Crouch. The play is performed in modern English, but […]

The Ultimate in Concise Writing

One idea from the Pages resources was the “Six Word Story.” Т This is an activity that I have also done with my students as an introduction at the beginning of […]

Writing that college essay

This article raises an interesting point of how much is at stake with writing a strong personal essay for college even though students are rarely taught to do this in […]

Teaching texting as concise language

Check out this article from the New York Times about using texting to teach writing. Follow-up letters to editorial are here:Т What do you think?

What makes a good sentence?

How to write a good sentence (audio version) Listen to Talk of the Nations’s interview with New York Times columnist Stanley Fish as he shares his thoughts on how to […]