A MiddleWeb Blog “Phewwww.” A long breath – no, a long dramatic sigh – was let out by one of my 6th grade boys as he continued working on a piece of writing in my classroom a few weeks ago. My students were working on an argumentative prompt related to school sports. I felt this was a topic that would surely engage most of them – and I wasn’t wrong. They were working hard. However as my students continued to…