There are lots of things to keep top-of-mind when you’re leading a writing workshop. Are all students engaged? Are they crafting pieces that hold meaning and value to them? Are … Continue Reading ALL students have something to teach their classmates about writing.
Katherine Bomer said, “Writing celebration is the most important part of the writing process” (TCRWP Key Note Address, 7/8/08). Bomer suggests that this is because every writer writes for the … Continue Reading Back to Basics: Sharing (Part of TWT’s Big Picture Series)
I did the strong emotions lesson (using Skittles) on Friday. My demonstration was way longer than it was supposed to be (on paper), but I felt that I needed to … Continue Reading Sharing Lists of Emotions
Tomorrow is the first “real” day of Writing Workshop in my classroom. My students will be mapping their hearts. Hence, I decided that I will also conduct our first, of … Continue Reading Progress or Process Share???
Publishing Party – October 2004, originally uploaded by teachergal. Katherine Bomer spoke about the celebrating the work our young writers do when she delivered the Keynote Address at the TCRWP … Continue Reading Remember to Celebrate!
I just received a mailing from my school over the weekend with our summer professional reading. There’s an excerpt from The Art of Teaching Reading, as well as a copy … Continue Reading Sharing in Writing Workshop