Ep 201: Publishing Parties: A Critical Part of Your Writing Unit (That is Often Overlooked) - EB Academics

Ep 201: Publishing Parties: A Critical Part of Your Writing Unit (That is Often Overlooked)

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 in the EB Teachers’ Club!

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Then, pick the date you’re going to teach it in your classroom, and sit back while you watch as your students show up to your classroom pumped about what the day holds…and gush about your class to their parents on the car ride home!

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