How can you teach students to write when they don’t know their letters and sounds?
Do you tell the students what to write?
How do you get them to sit and write?
How often do you do writers workshop?
Then a week later (same student wrote this.)
8/29 I am in my house and it is raining outside. You can see me in the window looking out. I don’t like the rain.
Showing growth in writing takes time. I have heard it compared to watching a tree grow. You can’t force it to grow. However, I am confident if I provide the opportunity and nurture the process, growth will happen. You can learn more about our writing with emergent writers. It includes over 160 writing mini-lessons that will take your students where they are and turn them into phenomenal writers by the end of the year.
WANTING MORE ON WRITING?
Since I LOVE talking about writing, I have a few (dozen) blog posts about writing.
- Writing Folder Organization FREE file!
- 5 Things You Need to Know About Writing
- Writers Workshop: Second Week of Kindergarten
- Or HERE to read them all
LOOKING FOR PRINT AND TEACH WRITING LESSONS?
Deanna Jump and I have created simple, yet powerful daily lesson plans to teach writers workshop. We have taken the guesswork out of your instruction.
Each unit is carefully planned out.
And it walks you through each day’s lesson.
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