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Ideas: How Does What We Read Impact What We Write?

Updated: Jan 31, 2022

Share a book you've read that has greatly influenced the way you write? In what way(s) did the writing of this book specifically lend itself to your craft as a writer? What attracted you to this author’s style of writing? Is this the genre of writing you enjoy reading /writing the most? Why? Would you ever write a book? Why or why not? If you were to write a book, what would it be about? Continue responding to today’s entry reflection invitations weaving in and citing specific knowledge you gleaned from your reading of pp. 4-31 in Using Mentor Texts to Teach Writing With the Traits. Think about your future students: How will "ideas", as a trait of writing, be helpful when teaching writing to your future students? Be specific and support your ideas with the text.

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