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Writing Buddies

An important part of the writing process is sharing. Having students regularly share their writing with one another in a format such as Writing Buddies is one way to encourage daily sharing and...

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Document
02/26/2014
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Writing Conference Sheet

As part of the Writer's Workshop model, teachers conference with individual students as they share their writing at different stages of the writing process. This sample material gives some ideas...

Sample Material
Document
02/26/2014
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Persuasive Writing Lessons

This sample material includes two lesson plans for teachers to help students focus on the elements of strong, persuasive writing pieces. The lessons are broken up by days to incorporate time for...

Sample Material
Document
02/26/2014
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Looking at Books with a Writer's Eye

Looking at Books with a Writer's Eye

A teacher shows how she uses mentor texts to teach students to emulate features of good writing. She illustrates reading aloud a mentor text and conducting a pre-writing activity for her students...

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01/30/2014
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More Than One Way to Write

More Than One Way to Write

A reading specialist describes how classes at her school are learning to write for different purposes. In each classroom students learn skills and continue building a foundation as they...

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01/30/2014
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A Schoolwide Approach to Writing Instruction

A Schoolwide Approach to Writing Instruction

Hear a principal and teacher describe how their school has implemented a coherent approach to writing instruction. The principal ensures high-quality writing instruction by visiting classrooms...

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01/30/2014
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Writing Buddies Using the Writing Process

Writing Buddies Using the Writing Process

Watch teachers show how they use "Writing Buddies" as a way for their students to help each other brainstorm and revise. Writing Buddies learn how to ask one another questions to think about ways...

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01/30/2014
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Teaching Writing Strategies

Teaching Writing Strategies

Teachers describe the strategies they teach their students to help them learn the writing process. They teach and model multiple strategies for every step of the writing process so that students...

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01/30/2014
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