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Episode 17 — Teens as Writers
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published August 01, 2009|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 20
Students examine the different ways that they write and think about the role writing plays in life.
Grades 8 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 9
Students use an essay by de la Peña as a model for writing their own literacy autobiography.
Activities & Projects
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
This activity guides teens in reaching out to authors of books they love by composing personal letters or connecting to authors through their websites or blogs.
Tips & How-To's
Grades 3 – 12 | Tip & How-To
Writer’s notebooks allow children and teens to take in the world around them and document their daily lives. Use these tips to learn how to start a writer's notebook with your child.
Grades 6 – 12 | Tip & How-To
Once a piece of writing has been revised and major changes have been made, writers edit to make certain that readers won't be confused or distracted by unintentional errors. Read on to learn how to begin editing a piece of writing!