Teaching students to "show" in their writing.
Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them!
With Love, Little Red Hen: Friendly Letters
Yours Truly, Goldilocks: Friendly Letters
6 free writing cue posters for your classroom
Great idea for helping parents understand the stages of writing development!
Mentor Texts for Writer's Workshop - Six Traits Model for Writing
What makes a good writer? How do you become a good writer? Lucy Calkins - author of the Units of Study for Reading and Writing series - offers words of wisdom on how to approach writing tasks to produce the best compositions possible. She discusses revising writing, reading your own writing, paying attention to detail, and other aspects of being...
Lucy Calkins Voice Mini Lesson
interesting blog about how one school implements LC with a few twists