Writing Workshop

“If I fall asleep with a pen in my hand, don’t remove it.  I might be writing in my dreams.” D. Pace

"Use your notebook to breathe in the
world around you." Ralph Fletcher

Writing workshop is a component of a 
balanced literacy program.  

Activities consist of:
  • Read Aloud (touchstone/mentor texts)
  • Genre Study
  • Mini-Lesson (strategies, techniques, concepts)
  • Independent Writing
  • Guided Writing
  • Conferring
  • Shared Writing
  • Direct/group instruction

The goal is to give students the opportunity to write in a variety of genres and foster a love of writing!