Philadelphia Writing Project
This website features resources created by educators affiliated with the Philadelphia Writing Project (PhilWP). Learn more about our network by visiting PhilWP's official website.
Celebration of Writing & Literacy
2022 Program: "Teaching environmental justice"
2021 Program: "Making stories visible"
2020 Program: "Educating for justice in the digital age"
Inquiry Communities & Projects
Teaching with Primary Sources: Supporting Civically Engaged Argument Writing with Primary Sources
Hidden Histories of African American Women in Philadelphia, Building a More Perfect Union from the 1700s to the Present
Black Girls Literacies Project
Seminar on the Construction of Race
Financial Literacy Program for Delaware County for Out-of-School Youth
2022 National Council for the Social Studies
2022 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts
2022 National Council for History Education
2021 National Council for History Education
2021 National Council for Teachers of English
2020 Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Conference
Webinars & Workshops
Building a more perfect union: Hidden histories of Philadelphia's African American women leaders
Four Freedoms revisited: Constructing civically engaged arguments
Challenging the system to work: Hidden histories of Philadelphia's African American women leaders
Creating text sets to support civically engaged argument writing (Parts 1 and 2)
Searching for digitized historical primary sources about Black women leaders in Philadelphia
Using historical newspapers to support civically engaged argument writing
Connecting past and present with primary sources and civically engaged argument writing
Reading & (re)writing monuments, murals, & markers (Part 1)
Reading & (re)writing monuments, murals, & markers: Writing marathon (Part 2)
Teachers’ inquiries into integrating historical primary sources with traditional fictional texts (NWP Radio)