Tag Archives: 826 National

Why We’re Excited About NCTE

We’re headed to Minneapolis this week to attend the NCTE conference! We’ll be at the Wiley booth (#407) and we hope you’ll stop by to say hello and browse through our books. There are a lot of things we’re looking … Read more.

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8 Useful Literacy Resources in Honor of National Youth Literacy Day

August 26th is National Youth Literacy Day! How will you and your students be celebrating? If you or your students want to celebrate the day and have a little fun, our friends at 826 National have some cool writing projects for every day leading … Read more.

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If I Were a King or Queen: Creating Your Own Country

With school out for the summer, it can be hard to keep kids entertained in a way that fosters their creativity. Perhaps, between television, tablets, and laptops, they’re relying on screens more than you’d like. Or maybe you’d like them to periodically … Read more.

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How to Be the Next President of the United States! (Or, How to Write a Really, Really, Really Good Letter)

President’s Day is Monday, February 18th. Need a classroom activity to celebrate the holiday? How about this one from our friends at 826 National, from their book Don’t Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing … Read more.

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How to Write a Ghost Story: An Excerpt from 826 National’s DON’T FORGET TO WRITE

Free to Believe: How to Write a Terrifying Ghost Story Halloween is around the corner! Want to write a super scary ghost story with your students? Here’s a free lesson plan by Lisa Brown and Adele Griffin. The lesson is … Read more.

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Recycled Elves and Teen Ink: Excerpts from 826 National’s Don’t Forget to Write

Are your students having a hard time engaging with writing assignments after the summer break?  Take a look at these unique writing assignments from the imaginative and highly acclaimed 826 National writing labs.  We think that even your most resistant … Read more.

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November 2011 New Releases from Jossey-Bass!

Don’t Forget to Write for the Secondary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 11 and Up) by 826 National, edited by Jennifer Traig — 9781118024324 Don’t Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing … Read more.

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How to Write a Ghost Story: An Excerpt from 826 National’s DON’T FORGET TO WRITE

Free to Believe: How to Write a Terrifying Ghost Story Want to write a super scary ghost story with your students? Here’s a free lesson plan by Lisa Brown and Adele Griffin. The lesson is scarily perfect for all ages. … Read more.

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