In Teaching Writing – How Important Is It That Teachers Be Writers Too? | literacyforpleasure

In drafting for this blog post I wrote down the following bullet points:
Do and should teachers write and share their own exemplars of texts they expect children to go on and write?
Do teachers take part in the writing process when they write; if so, do they share their process with their children? For example do they show children pages from their notebook? Their plans, their drafts, their revisions their edits and their final publications?
Do teachers share hints and tips from their own writing process with children?

I think it is important that teachers try to write in certain genres…

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