Writing Workshop

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-14
  • Publisher: INGRAM

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In clear language, Fletcher and Portalupi explain the simple principles that underlie the writing workshop and explore the major components that make it work.

Author Biography

RALPH FLETCHER is a nationally known educational consultant and speaker. He is the author of What A Writer Needs, Walking Trees: Teaching Teachers in the New York City Schools, and Breathing In, Breathing Out: Keeping a Writer's Notebook, all from Heinemann. His short stories and articles have appeared in Redbook, People, Cosmopolitan, and the Wall Street Journal, and he has published his third book of poetry, I Am Wings (Bradbury Press, 1994). He has worked with teachers and children across the United States, in Europe, and in the Middle East. He spent three years as a senior member of the Teachers College Writing Project in New York City involved with staff development. Ralph's talks are humorous, anecdotal, and practical. His work with teachers has its roots in his classroom experience as well as his own writing. He has the utmost respect for the difficult, important job teachers have in helping students find their voices for the writing that will shape theiJOANN PORTALUPI has helped teachers all over the U.S. find wiser ways of teaching writing. This is Ralph and JoAnns third collaboration as a follow-up to Craft Lessons and Nonfiction Craft Lessons, which they coauthored for Stenhouse.

Table of Contents

The Writing Workshop<BR>
The Essentials of Time and Space<BR>
Short-Term Goals<BR>
Launching the Workshop<BR>
Conferring with Young Writers<BR>
The Writing Cycle<BR>
Literature in the Writing Workshop<BR>
What About Skills?<BR>
Assessment and Evaluation<BR>
Yearlong Horizons<BR>
A Few Last Words<BR>
:A. Unfinished-Writing-Folder Form<BR>
B. Unfinished-Writing-Folder Alternate Form<BR>
C. Unfinished-Writing-Folder Conference Notes Form<BR>
D. Unfinished-Writing-Folder Alternate Teacher's Notes Form<BR>
E. Finished-Folder Contents Form<BR>
F. Finished-Folder Self-Evaluation Form<BR>
G. Books to Read Early in the Year<BR>
H. Strategies for Teaching Spelling<BR>
Record Sheet Form<BR>
J. Read-Aloud Response Form<BR>
K. Editing Checklist Form<BR>
L. Skills to Include on an Editing Checklist<BR>
M. Assessing Growth in Primary Writers<BR>
N. Assessing Growth in Elementary and Intermediate Writers<BR>
O. Self-Evaluation Form<BR>
P. Quarterly Inventory Form

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