Grace Rubenstein for The Bay CitizenJoe Imwalle reading a chapter of his book to his class.Go to related article »
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Overview| How can a teacher’s artistic vulnerability inspire students to share their own work? In this lesson, students do a free-writing and sharing exercise, with the teacher providing a model. They then consider the roles of teacher as writer and student as responder, and take part in a writing workshop in which they provide the teacher with feedback and suggestions on his or her original written work.
Materials| Student journals