Why do we have to use Ebenezer’s name as a synonym for a tight-fisted miser? If you ask me, it’s not at all in keeping with the Christmas spirit.
Here’s a fun poetry exercise for middle or high school students. Actually, adults might like it too!
Occasionally, I like to share some of the writing assignments we give students at WriteAtHome. This one provides an …
One of the toughest tasks of the writing teacher is coming up with assignments that challenge students without frustrating or boring them. I’m often asked if in our WriteAtHome courses we “tell students what to write,” or if we “give them the topic.” Here’s how I answer that.