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    The best organization of a Writer's Notebook I've found- plus, simple activities for starting writing off 'WRITE!' this school year! :)

    Readers Notebooks - I'm totally doing this next year.

    My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. They will always have something to write about for a personal narrative.

    Read about this recently in The Book Whisperer, I believe, and I am planning on doing this at the start of the year and displaying them around the room.

    Great, simple ideas for setting up a readers/writers notebook for the year.


    Ideas for notebooking

    Inference Bags-definitely doing this next year!

    A Year of FREE Daily 5 Work on Writing Resources

    And you can freak out and go all manchild spazzy and call me "trash of trash," and I'll just roll my eyes and thank God I didn't end up with you LOL #writers #write

    She has a great blog with lots of good ideas for reading/writing notebooks. Check it out...

    I think I just found interactive white board heaven! Many, MANY notebook files in all curriculum areas!

    Always Write: An Original Writer's Notebook Lesson from Corbett. One of the most amazing writing sites I've ever seen and explored! If I ever teach middle school or high school English again - this site will be a best friend!

    reading notebooks and writing about reading

    This is an amazing blog with tons of great ideas for using writing notebooks and units of study!

    Pinner said: One of the best sites I have seen for helping set up Writer's Workshop. She has amazing ideas for genre units (and celebrations)!

    I got so inspired with this blog!!! Now I have a cristal clear idea of how to organize and motivate my students to start writing in their notebooks

    launching writing workshop - simple life moments that move us - where writers get ideas

    Writers' Notebooks - Modelling

    Good writing avoids bland adjectives like good. This poster helps young writers find more specific and vivid alternatives. An excellent tool for building vocabu

    Maybe the best Writer's Workshop website I've found yet?