Writing for long periods of time is HARD. For any age! But it is vital that our students write for as long as possible every day - that's the only way they're ever going to grow! Lucy Calkins even goes as far to say that they should be writing for 50 minutes a day. You're probably reading this … [Read more...] about Building Writing Stamina in Your Writer’s Workshop
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Hey all! I get emailed daily about my Writer's Workshop Units. They're available in my TpT Store for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade! Search below for some of the more Frequently Asked Questions I recieve, like "Can I see a more thorough sample of the units and daily lessons?" or "Will this work if I only … [Read more...] about FAQ’s | Upper Elementary Writer’s Workshop and Year Long Curriculum
Writing tends to be the subject that gets pushed to the side on those busy days… right along with science. (Just me?) This used to be because Science and Writing were my least 2 favorite subjects to teach, that is until I fell in love with The Science Penguin and Writer’s Workshop. Writer’s Workshop … [Read more...] about What Is Writer’s Workshop? | Freebie + Anchor Chart
Hey friends! This free dialogue writing lesson is so fun and interactive. I love teaching writing but have been out of the brick and mortar classroom for a few years now. I've been teaching writing online for a few years via Outschool and I just LOVE it. It gets me back into the "classroom" but with … [Read more...] about Free Dialogue Writing Lesson and Video|Writer’s Workshop
All you need is one week. Is your writing time not working for you? Are you fed up? Are your students fed up? No worries! In just one week (5 writing lessons) you will have a … [Read more...] about 5 Days to a Successful Writer’s Workshop
Hey y'all! I'm linking up with Ideas by Jivey to share a Writer's Workshop Tip! I absolutely love Writer's Workshop and am a huge fan of Mentor Texts, like Jivey mentioned in her post today. Last year I went to a conference in Denver held by Lucy Calkins. I absolutely love … [Read more...] about Workshop Wednesday: Writing Tips!