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Writing with Voice

by Tom Romano

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Writing with Voice

Grades 5 – 9
Type Journal
Published December 2003
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English



"Voice" is one of the least concrete elements of good writing, and yet it is also one of the most important. Helping students find a balance between the "gush" of ideas and words and the "long-thinking" of reflection and craft, Tom Romano leads students to allow themselves creative freedom while developing the patience to hone that first rush into a tight and effective piece of writing with voice.


Romano, Tom. "Writing with Voice." Voices from the Middle 11.2 (December 2003): 50-55.


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