A strong active engagement, and a routine for informally assessing student work during the minilesson can give you the tools you need to be sure that no student leaves the meeting area completely confused.
Ever since I first received my copy of the middle school Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing , this book has been in my book bag and … Continue Reading Student Self-Assessment: Introducing the Writing Checklist
Anna Gratz Cockerille, a new member of the TWT team, introduces herself to the community and writes about new beginnings.
Now here’s a cool idea for all of you primary teachers who want to tap into the power of writer’s notebooks without each student actually having a writer’s notebook. Plus … Continue Reading Collecting Ephemera at the Primary Level.
Earlier today Stacey posted an introduction about units of study. I’ll use Stacey’s post as a “mentor” for this one. First my background: I was first introduced to Writing Workshop through … Continue Reading Ruth & Units of Study.