“Quick writes” are short, timed writing activities. They can be used with elementary, junior high, senior high or adult learners. They can be used to teach native and non-native speakers alike. They’re designed to encourage spontaneous, impromptu writing and help learners build a practice of writing more.
Here are some resources to get you started:
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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.