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Books that Focus on Writing Workshop

By Beth Newingham on April 18, 2013
  • Grades: 3–5

I find that I am constantly changing my teaching methods and beliefs as I read new literature, including these books, which focus on writing workshops.

Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide, by Ralph Fletcher, JoAnn Portalupi

The No-Nonsense Guide to Teaching Writing: Strategies, Structures, and Solutions, by Judy Davis, Sharon Hill

The Writing Workshop: Working Through the Hard Parts (And They're All Hard Parts), by Katie Wood Ray, Lester L. Laminack

How's It Going?: A Practical Guide to Conferring With Student Writers, by Carl Anderson

Notebook Know-How: Strategies For The Writer's Notebook, by Aimee Buckner

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Beth,
We have watch your video on your word work and how it was developed. I teach third grade and we are interested in setting up our word work like you have yours. The question I have is what are the other grade levels doing with word work in your building? Do you have consistency across grade levels? We really liked the F and P continuum of learning. We saw that you created a list of patterns that would be addressed throughout the school year. Do the other grade levels have that as well?
Thank you for sharing your information.
Nancy

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