Lisa (comment #14),
I'm glad my answers were helpful.
You asked about my lesson plans. I worked with other teachers in my district to write reading workshop units that include daily lessons that are written out for each day in full. (Unfortunately I cannot share those.) However, I do not include every component of the reading mini-lesson in my lesson plan book. I just summarize the mini-lesson and indicate what the IDR task will be. You can download my lesson plan template located at the bottom of my Math Workshop post I wrote last year. It is in the "Reader Request" section. Here is a link to that post: http://blogs.scholastic.com/top_teaching/2010/05/math-workshop.html
I keep a separate binder with guided reading lesson info, CAFE goals, and strategy lessons.
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