It’s no secret that high schools across the country are turning away from the decidedly “old-school” research paper in favor of shorter writing assignments or a variety of “new-school” technology based projects like blogs or webpages.
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During this time, teachers can work one-on-one or in small groups. Then, students complete small group activities that encourage them to think about embedding quotations from different angles.
Some topics, like embedding quotations, are great for this structure. Stations and workshops are also excellent avenues to discuss other writing skills, like the concept of framing the essay or using transitional sentences between ideas.