Category Archive: strategy charts

Six Ways To Make Charts More Student-Centered

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From the planning process to the creation, read to find out six ways to make kids the center of your charts–the center of learning.

What Are They Looking At? Tackling Slow Starters

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Helping students take back their writing time when they are a slow starter.

The Writing Strategies Book + Giveaway!

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Ever wish you could have all the best strategies from your favorite writing teachers in one place? Atwell, Fletcher, Ray, Calkins, Heard and more are among the many hat tips in Jen Serravallo’s newest publication, THE WRITING STRATEGIES BOOK. Come take a look at how Jen expertly weaves her own expertise and ideas along with tried and true favorites from the best of the best.

Got Stuck?

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What option can you give your students when they just get stuck?

Creating Classroom Environments: Charts to Start the Year

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Start the year off right with charts that make expectations, strategies and tips on writing visible for students.

Happy Charting: ‘Smarter Charts’ Authors Marjorie Martinelli and Kristi Mraz Share Some Tips for Your Classroom

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It’s always a joy to learn with Majorie Martinelli and Kristi Mraz. In this interview, they share some excellent advice on using charts to support independence in the classroom.

Back to Basics: Strategy Charts (Part of TWT’s Big Picture Series)

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Memoir: Early Strategy Chart Originally uploaded by teachergal I tend to have a lot of mini-charts for my students’ notebooks rather than hanging large ones around the room (these days). However, I thought… Continue reading