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note-spiration. Rewrite notes after the scribblings from class to re-organise, revise, and study them

Kate Roberts: Assessing Endings to Persuasive Essays in Order to Clarify Expectations and Inform Essay Revisions (5-8) (#WUoS- The Research-Based Argument Essay)

Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Minilesson on Revision in Writing Workshop

Revision checklist - very useful, very much needed - good mini lesson ideas for workshop when it comes to revising!!

Post It Writing Revision Checklists---These are AWESOME!!!

Keep this pin! It's a good one. :-) My Other Self: Favorite Revision and Editing Tricks

My Other Self: Favorite Revision and Editing Tricks

The Technology Infused Classroom: Google Docs and Essay Revision Part II

The Technology Infused Classroom: Google Docs and Essay Revision - Students can comment on each others rough drafts and offer suggestions!

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BookBub: Free Ebooks - Great deals on bestsellers you'll love

Book lists for reading strategies - Reading Comprehension Strategies Binder and Writer's Workshop Binders

Poetry Unit: Paint chip poetry for color poems in poetry unit---Fabulous in Fourth!

Reading Non-Fiction Anchor Chart- need to create something like this for social studies specifically!

One Stop Teacher Shop: My Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts

Middle school teacher discussing guided reading, and how to implement reading and writing workshop into the middle school classroom.

No Need to Wing It If You've Got Great Conferring Notes! (Lucy Calkins says CONFERRING is the heart of writing workshop.)

WritersWorkshop Cheat Sheet. Good for new teachers that have little experience conferencing.

Fabulous in First: Binders, a birthday and Bingo!

Theme. Close Reading. Anchor Charts. Reading Workshop. Minilesson Example. Gradual Release of Responsibility. Modeling Thinking.

This blog posts tells you how to make a "mini-lesson" that is only ten minutes long! I believe this concept could be applied to any subject.

A TON of ideas on how to organize and assess guided reading.

Assessment in My Reading Workshop |

Assessing using Fountas and Pinnell reading behaviors... from an article by Beth Newingham

Assessment in My Reading Workshop |

Structures of Reading Workshops w/ Lucy Calkins. POWERFUL

How to get started with Reading Workshop - Loads of resources from Laura Candler including free printables, links to professional books, a free reading workshop webinar, and more!

Great Ideas for Middle & High School writing assignments - can be used in just about every subject!

Teaching Teens in the 21st: Before the School Year Begins...

What happens when a teacher mixes Madame Bovary and a TED Talk? Good things, actually. Photo: iStockphoto

How teachers can best use TED Talks in class | TED Blog

You want your students to receive meaningful feedback on their papers and grow as writers. You also, though, need to have time to recharge on weekends without the burden of endless essay grading hanging over your head. Click HERE for the solution!

Jeopardy generator that can be used with SmartBoard or projected from a computer. I like how this one keeps the score on the side!

Jeopardy Style Review Game Creator