We maximize our teaching time when we look for opportunities to instruct our students at different times during a writing block. The mid-workshop interruption is a consistent way to gather your class together to raise the level of their work day after day.
Writing Workshops have important structural components.
You know the student who always rushes through assignments? You know, that kid... the one who sacrifices quality to finish his/her work? Well, I thought one of my students was rushing through their writing (which was all about elaborating using 'prompts to push our thinking about reading') when I saw that child's hand waving at… Continue reading Amaze Me!