A DIFFERENT WAY TO TEACH WRITING (in 10 easy steps).
Asked whether they would rather have a tooth pulled out without anaesthetic or write an essay, I am sure most students would opt for the former. :-) This is partly because the writing we do in class is ‘display writing’, but partly also because writing feels such a big thing. So here is an alternative: instead of asking students to write the whole text from scratch, why not give them something another student has already written and simply ask them to improve it?
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