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    Writer's Workshop Site

    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 tool to help struggling writers become stronger.

    mini lessons for writers workshop

    Ways to Encourage Reluctant Writers & prompt imagination and creativity when writing

    The Best Story - one of the first books read each year in Writer's Workshop.  It's great for teaching where writer's get their ideas.  In the end, the main character learns that the best story comes from your heart.  After reading it, give each student a paper heart and they fill it with words/pictures of the things/people they love.

    Good ideas on this site

    great list of sample mini lessons for Writer's Workshop. Actually, this site is a great writer's workshop resource, period!

    Language Notebooks sample pages...terrific ideas here!

    He went to the store ... He moseyed ... He hightailed it ... He hastened ... He beelined ... 250 ways to say went. #writingtips:

    The First Grade Parade: Writer’s Workshop Anchor Charts

    Writer's Workshop (Everything You'll Ever Need!)

    Visions of summer vacation

    Listen up writing teachers! This site is a GOLD MINE!

    Readworks- this site needs to be called ReadWOW! It breaks down all the common core elements into grade specific lesson plans. \

    Writer's Workshop Conference.pdf

    Corkboard Connections: Story Hat Map for March 2nd - Two fun variations of a plot map graphic organizer

    Autobiography Island - Shake up how you get to know your students. could be a good way to introduce a mini lesson/assesment on map skills

    writer's workshop setup

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

    Great Writing Workshop examples in a second grade classroom - she has videos showing what each part of the workshop looks like. Awesome.