ISBN-10:
1625311664
ISBN-13:
9781625311665
Pub. Date:
04/01/2019
Publisher:
Stenhouse Publishers
Welcome to Writing Workshop: Engaging Today's Students with a Model That Works

Welcome to Writing Workshop: Engaging Today's Students with a Model That Works

by Lynne R. Dorfman, Stacey Shubitz
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Overview

Stacey Shubitz and Lynne Dorfman warmly welcome you to experience
writing workshop for the first time or in a new light with Welcome to
Writing Workshop. Through strategic routines, tips, resources, and short
focused video clips, teachers can create the sights and sounds of a
thriving writing workshop where:

• both students and teachers are working authors
• students spend most of their time writing—not just learning about it
• student choice is encouraged to help create engaged writers, not compliant ones
• students are part of the formative assessment process
• students will look forward to writing time—not dread it.

From explanations of writing process and writing traits to small-group
strategy lessons and minilessons, this book will provide the know-how
to feel confident and comfortable in the teaching of writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625311665
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 330,141
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 7 - 13 Years

About the Author

STACEY SHUBITZ is an author, independent literacy consultant, and a graduate of The Literacy Specialist Program at Teachers College. She is the Chief of Operations and Lead Writer for Two Writing Teachers, a popular blog about the teaching of writing.
 
LYNNE DORFMAN was a literacy coach for the Upper Moreland School District in Pennsylvania where she taught for 38 years. She serves the Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project as a codirector and is an adjunct professor at Arcadia University.
 

Table of Contents

Foreword xv

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction xxvii

Chapter 1 What Is Writing Workshop? 1

Chapter 2 The "Write" Environment 19

Creating Our Classrooms

Chapter 3 A Community Of Writers 41

The Ingredients for Building and Sustaining Success

Chapter 4 Classroom Management 57

Practical Procedures and Predictable Routines

Chapter 5 Whole-Class Instruction 73

Setting a Positive Tone and Building Enthusiasm

Chapter 6 Independent Writing Time 89

The Importance of Giving Students Time to Write

Chapter 7 Conferring 95

Individualize Instruction, Build Community, and Set Goals

Chapter 8 Small-Group Instruction 123

High Value, High Reward

Chapter 9 Share Sessions 137

Engaging All Writers to Support a Thriving Community

Chapter 10 Strategic Instruction In Grammar, Conventions, And Spelling 149

Afterword 167

Appendices

Appendix A Chapter 1 170

A List of Student Expectations 170

Appendix B Chapter 3 171

Welcome to Writing Workshop Survey 171

Appendix C Chapter 4 172

Time-Savers 172

Appendik D Chapter 7 173

Sample Record-Keeping Forms 173

Conference Transcript with Alayna 177

Appendix E Chapter 10 180

Spelling Strategies Self-Assessment 180

References 181

Index 189

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