Quick Tips

Writing gets easier the more it becomes a regular part of the classroom. Targeted low-stakes tasks and exercises can encourage students to articulate their vague thoughts and feelings about a topic, helping them to perform writing as thinking that leads to stronger writing assignments.

The exercises here are divided into categories that aim to help students through each stage of an assignment. They are simple enough for in-class use, but can be adapted to be more complex. Choose your need below.