We asked secondary teachers: “What are the phrases in student writing that make you cringe, wail, and gnash your teeth?” From hundreds of responses, we narrowed it down to a carefully chosen list of Outlawed Words and Phrases. Here are 3 great ways to use it: 1) as an Editing Guide 2) as an “Outlawed Phrases” Bulletin Board, and 3) as a Flip It! activity (e.g. Share the poster with students and challenge them to create their own list of 11 rules for writing powerful essays.). Free poster
Good idea for the first chapter meeting - Ask sisters what sisterhood events they would like to have. It's great to have chapter input in your planning!
RhondaK ORIGINAL Signs You Might be a Mermaid...written by the Southwest Florida Folk Artist herself, funny drinking sign with beachy coastal slant