Writing instruction and practice are important at every grade level and every subject. We all write for a variety of different purposes, audiences and occasions. To help writers recognize how important writing is to their lives, the Senate passed resolutions in 2009 and 2010 declaring October 20 the National Day on Writing.
Check out the following link for more information: National Day on Writing
Last year, my 8th graders teamed with with Grade 4 to compose "Think-et" stories. It was fun and engaging! How does your school celebrate writing?