Sometimes even something untraditional gives joy to the recipient. Author Joe Stephens shares with us a school project he and his students practice every year. On Wrangling Writers and Warriors.
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In my other life I’m a teacher, as you can tell from many of my posts. I enjoy that job because I love being around young people. Some of the experiences I’ve had with them over the years will live with me forever and I have many lifelong friends among my former students.
Some lessons and activities I’ve done a time or two, while others have happened every year without fail because they just work so well that they
Sometimes former students become family instead of friends.
become tradition. One of the most memorable activities we do every year is the Gift of Words presentation right before Christmas break. I can’t take credit for it. Like much of what I learned about teaching AP English, I got this from Dan and Becky Daniel, my mentors.
It’s really a multi-faceted activity, but the heart of…
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