This week both I and one of my students had our pieces of commentary published in our local paper, the Times Union. I am looking forward to the coming weeks and finding out who else will see their byline in print. I will add to this post as those become available.
Writing is power, which is a message that is not given to students via the Common Core or standardized testing. That is what this unit is about and why I love teaching writing.
My commentary: 'Nazi' task was clearly wrong
Lily's commentary: State tests can't figure qualities of teachers
Evan's commentary: Cover Up!
Taniya's commentary: I Think You Got The Wrong Words
Charles' commentary: Oi Vey Iz Mir Gewalt
Rachel's commentary: Tan or No Tan?
Fathima's commentary: Smoking Life or ... Death
Alex's commentary: Sleepy Time
Skye's commentary: R U Texting a Little 2 Much?