Imagine how it would make you feel when something you made and put a lot of effort into is celebrated. Wouldn’t that feel AMAZING? Even better, it gives you validation that you did a great job! We bet it would even make you feel inspired to do better the next time you get a chance. Now think about how your students would feel if their works are acknowledged in such a way? Tune in to this episode to learn just how to do that!
Caitlin and Jessica will be talking about hosting Publishing Parties to celebrate your students’ written work at the end of each major writing unit. We will spill all the details you need to set this up and pitch in ideas you can use in your own classroom!
Tune in now to hear:
- [1:37] Jessica and Caitlin as they share some all too familiar experiences in wrapping up a writing unit the common, nondescript way
- [2:41] Caitlin points out how big of a deal it is for students to feel celebrated about their work and how a publishing party is the perfect way to do exactly this
- [4:27] Jessica shares idea #1 on how to work out a publishing party
- [7:08] Caitlin continues on to share idea #2 and #3, a Gallery Walk Party and an Excerpt Party
- [11:32] Caitlin ends the podcast with a note that whatever you end up doing, your students will surely appreciate their work being validated
- [11:51] You can grab our Publishing Party Tool for any Writing Style resource on TpT and/or the EB Teachers’ Club for more ideas! Here’s the link to this resource: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Publishing-Party-Toolkit-8747298?utm_source=EB%20Email&utm_campaign=Publishing%20Party%20Toolkit
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