Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
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.
This assignment requires students to write half of a mystery story.
“I don’t know what to write about!”
Every writing teacher is familiar with that complaint, so here’s a list of self-reflection writing prompts designed to give students something to write about.