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38 resources with the concept writer's workshop

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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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EdTech Tuesdays: A+ Writing Prompts

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Thousands of prompts? Great! Rich and Jennifer tell you all about how to use this prompt-generating app, which can enhance your curriculum and provide a fabulous variety of topics for your class to write about. Listen for application...
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Teaching Writing: Is There a Right Way?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Delve into CCSS by implementing a writer's workshop model complete with mini-lessons, shared writing experiences, and author celebrations.
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The Workshop

For Students 5th - 9th
Peer editing is a big part of the writing process, and this worksheet will really help guide both editor and writer. Class members read brief editing tips and examine examples of helpful and not-so-helpful comments. (Consider projecting...
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The Workshop

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Kids take a critical look at each other's work in order to understand the editing process while providing constructive suggestions. This handout really sets learners up to successfully offer constructive critique to their peers. Helpful...
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Putting It Together in Writer's Workshop

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This lesson about writing can be taught in small groups or large group settings. They examine basic writing techniques and practice using them to improve their writing.
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Blogging to Create a Community of Writers #1: Setting Up the Blog

For Teachers 6th
Writer's workshop is an idea that's been around for years. Students write, read, and comment on each others writing in an authentic and thoughtful way. Here is a 21st century twist, 6th graders will use the class blog to create a...
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In Our Own Words: A Story Book with a Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Academics turn into storytellers in an engaging activity on activism. The activity focuses on promoting social change in local communities with stories. Young historians plan a storybook to target a specific audience and social issue and...
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Five Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Every writer knows how terrible writer's block can feel. Use these five writer's block-busting techniques to help young writers get out of their rut and into a better state of mind.
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Writing Anxiety

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Oh, the dreaded writer's block! As part of a larger paper-writing series, an invaluable resource discusses obstacles and stresses writers face. Individuals learn to identify feelings associated with anxiety, as well as strategies for...
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Outline Workshop: Responding to Friendly and Skeptical Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Answering questions is the best way to hone and revise your argument. Foster receptive writers with a workshop activity that promotes peer editing and argumentative writing skills. Given lists of both friendly and skeptical questions,...
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Friendly Letter Mini-Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This mini-lesson about informal letter writing is packed with a lot of information about writing a friendly letter. Class members begin by working in pairs to answer questions after reviewing letter models. Then, take part in a grand...
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Planning and Drafting a Personal Narrative

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Bring your learners together to write a class narrative about the first day of school. Start off by teaching them about sequence with a quick oral activity. Then, work together to fill out a story map. Finally, compose the class...
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Writing Workshop: Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If reading seems to be going out the window due to television or other influences, it follows that writing might be close behind. Here are suggestions for setting up a writing workshop in your classroom to keep writing going strong.
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Writer's Workshop-Making it work

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write multiple pieces and create a writing portfolio each marking period.  In this writing lesson, 6th graders spend several weeks developing each piece of writing, conference with their parents at home, and decide which...
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What We Know About Writers

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Looking for a fabulous activity on writing? First and second graders interview each other and their parents to gain an understanding of why people write. The peer interviews are done in school, and the parent interviews are done for...
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Native American Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is a lot to this Native American exploration plan, delve into it! A WebQuest focuses research with 3 expeditions (printable if resources dictate). Scholars keep track of findings on a KWL chart (consider a more note-taking specific...
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Writer's Craft: Foreshadowing

For Students 3rd - 8th
Track instances of foreshadowing in any text with a straightforward graphic organizer. In one column, learners note down the events that happened, and in the other they list the clues that indicated that those events would happen. Some...
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Strong Thesis Statements in Writer's Workshop

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
After completing an essay on the American dream, learners revisit their thesis statements. To remind your class what a good thesis statement should look like, show them the rap video, and flip through the PowerPoint presentation. Then...
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Writer's Workshop for ESL Students: Refuting an Argument

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Thorough and well-organized, this lesson plan helps pupils to weigh, build, and refute an argument (the latter of which is featured here; the first two parts are linked within the resource). Given a simplified argument and counter...
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Hooks

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine how a hook grabs the readers attention. They read an example of a hook from the book "Charlotte's Web," and discuss the process of writing a hook. Students listen to the story "Hey Al," identify the hooks in the story,...
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Welcome to MASH Boot Camp Training: Writer's Workshop

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
While designed to provide teachers with information about running a writer's workshop in their classroom, this resource could be altered to provide a list of guidelines for students. Since conducting a writer's workshop can sometimes be...
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Peer Editing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders peer edit. For this editing lesson students use a research paper checklist with a partner. Students read their research paper to their partner while their partner assesses according to the items on the checklist.
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External Characteristics of Characters

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write external characteristics. In this character traits lesson students use a graphic organizer to map out their character's external characteristics. Students describe a realistic character to appeal to the audience.