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Posts from the ‘Writerly Life’ Category

A Writerly Life: Words of Wisdom from JoAnn Portalupi and Ralph Fletcher

Words are powerful, and conventions allow us access to this power.-Michelle Polito (2017 Grammar Matters Participant)

A Writerly Life: Words of Wisdom from Harry R. Noden

Writers are artists who craft artistic pieces with words the same way a painter would with paint.

-Sharon Williams (2107 Grammar Matters Participant)

A Writerly Life: Words of Wisdom from Donald Graves

This post is a reminder that conventions and content work together to give words power.
– Melissa Weathers (2017 Grammar Matters Participant)

A Writerly Life: Words of Wisdom from Ralph Fletcher

When writing is meaningful to us, we’ll work at it until it makes us smile (. . . or cry).

 -Melissa Radico (2017 Grammar Matters Participant)

A Writerly Life: Words of Wisdom from Donald Graves

After an amazing week of learning from and listening to many unique voices in Grammar Matters, I am reminded how important it is to keep sharing what we have to say with others. I’m eager to continue to hear what these unique voices have to offer. 

-Kelly Virgin (2017 Grammar Matters Co-Facilitator)


A Writerly Life: Wisdom from Donald Graves

Teachers can empower their students with conventions.

-Kelly Virgin (2016 facilitator of Grammar Matters)

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