Category Archive: Throwback Week

Incorporating Play-Based Learning in Writing Workshop at any Age- Part of #TWTblog Throwback Week

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I am honored to share Beth’s post today on Incorporating Play-Based Learning in Writing Workshop. We need to bring the joy back to our teaching, and Beth’s post is a roadmap to get started.

Straight From Students: Why Teachers Should Write: Part Of #TWTBLOG’S Throwback Week

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Melanie asked the students, “What makes you feel like a writer?” Read the voices from the classroom. YOUR writing matters to YOUR students.

It’s Not Just About the Notebook — Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week

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Read what happens when Lisa makes a commitment to her writer’s notebook.

Writing in Preschool — Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week

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Betsy Hubbard wrote a series of posts on writing in preschool last year. Her preschool series was not only informative about the ways to teach writing to three- and four-year-olds, but it conveyed a deep and genuine respect for our youngest learners. Let’s take a look back at what Betsy had to say about these emerging writers.

Notes from the TCRWP workshop with Carl Anderson: Writing With Mentor Texts — Part of #TWTBlog’s Throwback Week

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It is Throwback Week on Two Writing Teachers! Revisit this post from Tara on analyzing mentor texts in your classroom.

Throwback Week: NOTICE & NOTE AND MEMOIR–WHEN READING WORKSHOP MEETS WRITING WORKSHOP

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Let’s check in on a moment in Tara’s class from early November of last year as she shares connections between reading and writing workshop.

Throwback Week: Exploring Content-Based Poetry

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This Throwback Post written by Anna is sure to inspire you during National Poetry Month!

A Week of Oldies But Goodies: Throwback Week!

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This week on Two Writing Teachers, we each chose another co-author’s previously published post to feature as part of our very own Throwback Week.

Throwback Week: Student Self-Assessment: Introducing the Writing Checklist

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Back in October, Tara introduced us to her checklist process with students. What I love about this post is that Tara doesn’t have students use a checklist merely for the purpose of checking… Continue reading

THROWBACK WEEK: HOW DO YOU PULL AWAY? LET GO OF THEIR HAND

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Nurturing independence in writing workshop is one of the hardest things to do,  and one of the tasks I struggle with the most.  Betsy’s post from last May, “How you pull away? Let go of… Continue reading

Throwback Week: How To Read A Unit of Study

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Learn some tricks for reading the Units of Study, whether you’re new to the units or have been using them for many years.

Throwback Week: A Peek Inside Dana’s Writer’s Notebook

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    This week on Two Writing Teachers, we each chose another co-author’s previously published post to feature as part of our very own Throwback Week. I am kicking it off, with a great… Continue reading