It is for these teachers, and others who are unfamiliar with writing workshop, that Ralph Fletcher and JoAnn Portalupi wrote this book - as a way to introduce and explain the writing workshop. Writers Workshop-The Anatomy of my workshop and some conferring.
May 29, 2016 Joy rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. That being said it is a good book to bring people to the discussion of WW and a good book for those who haven't started or had it in ed school!!
It does in small parts focus on elementary scenarios, but as an 8th grade English teacher, I found the bulk of the information to be relevant to my grade level, and short parts specifically geared for younger grades can be skipped over. His other passions include travel, good food, dark chocolate, growing orchids, and sports. If WW is new to your teachers, then just concern yourselves with the mini lesson portion of the manual.
You can read my other wordless book picks HERE. Now that NYS ELA standardized tests have been moved to May, I can workshop for the bulk of the year and tie in everything we've learned into a review session closer to the test. It gets to the point of what workshops are meant to be, how they function, how they can be managed, and what teachers should do during them.
The book also addresses using WW compared with structured, textbook-driven lessons like you might find in a normal classroom. Reading Level Icon. The authors stress througho At 162 pages, Writing Workshop: Oct 05, 2009 Nordy rated it liked it Recommends it for: Recommended to Tracy by: Time is so precious. I have also included a blank page with lines.
Reclaiming Their Voices, and Pyrotechnics on the Page: Jun 20, 2012 Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Only Bilingual. Capital letters! What a challenge you have, but I am sure you can master it! Or already implemented writing workshop? Bought this book LAST summer 09 and finally read it this spring. Not sure how that will work in today's classroom, but in my Montessori classroom, I'll be able to adapt parts of this.
Includes an assortment of free books and lined papers for the classroom. Hi Deedee, Thank you for all your wonderful products.
In part, I think this may be true because having corrected written essays on standardized tests, I can say that the students who scored well knew the writing process very well. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.