This post originally appeared on the blog Musings from the Middle School.

So, you have to teach writing, huh? Or maybe you already teach writing and you’re looking for some fresh insight? Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is the blog post for you!
 
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I’ve compiled a video post all about how I teach writing in my middle school classroom. This video was a beast, but it’s finally finished!

I’ve had so many emails and questions about how I teach writing, that I thought I’d compile it all into a video. It’s loooong, but I had so much to say!
 
I’d love to hear your thoughts:
 
 
 
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Musings from the Middle SchoolJenna Smith has been a teacher since she was old enough to sneak a pair of her mom’s high heels and play “school” with her rows of dolls and stuffed animals. For the last 11 years, she’s been teaching middle school in South Jersey, where she lives with her teacher-husband and four children. You can learn more about Jenna and her teaching approaches by visiting her blog Musings from the Middle School, following her on Facebook, or stopping by her TpT store (also named Musings from the Middle School.