boy writers » writing
Keywords: research, motivation, student exemplar, Glogster, Google Docs, multigenre, boy writers, informative writing, Common Core Standards
Turned off, checked out, and disengaged are ways Ralph Fletcher has described Boy Writers in his book Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices. Teachers are more than likely shaking their heads in agreement. Being a 7th/8th grade Language Arts Teacher, I have struggled with motivating boys who have the capacity to be brilliant writers. Three years ago I infused a multi-genre project into my...