This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing!

Fantastic Website for Writer's Notebooks...this lady has fab ideas! I'm totally doing it!

Awesome Idea!! "Word boxes: If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to me, we spell it together, and then the card goes back in its spot when they're done. Promotes independent writers!"

Writer's Notebooks

Starting Writers Workshop with mini-lessons

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Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.

WritersWorkshop Cheat Sheet

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

chart to put in writing binders

Writers Notebook Organization! must do this next year!

7 Ideas for a Child Who Thinks Books are Boring~ Top reasons? Books are too tricky, blurry, boring, or sitty. Good tips for parent to use at home to motivate reluctant readers... once learning, vision, and attention issue have been ruled out. The child still thinks books are boring? THAT we can handle!

Writer's Workshop

10 great tips to get kids writing - love these fun and practical ideas

Writers Workshop Anchor Charts: Revising (ARMS) & Editing (COPS). Shows the difference between the two writing steps & the works to be done in each stage.

Great Writer's Workshop binders

Reading Lesson idea

Contraction Surgery- This is a lesson your students will never forget!

If you want to know the basics of writer's workshop, this teacher's blog is for you. Find out about her mini-lessons, how she groups her students, how students decide on a writing goal, and how the students use their writing notebooks during the mini-lesson as well as how she sets up independent writing time. A Great Resource!