October 26, 2016
This resource from the New York Times Learning Network provides seven recommendations for teaching and writing personal essays, as well as a curated collection of essays from the Times to serve as mentor texts.
“In this post we suggest several ways to inspire your students’ own personal writing, using Times models as ‘mentor texts,’ and advice from our writers on everything from avoiding ‘zombie nouns’ to writing ‘dangerous’ college essays.”
Interested in finding out more? Read the full article at The New York Times Learning Network.