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How do I balance choice and structure in Writer’s Workshop to foster passionate writers—no matter what their writing skills and reading capabilities?

Here are some of the resources that can support my professional growth plan. I’ve tried to list a variety of media – not just books. Can you think of others that might be relevant? As a reminder, my essential question is: How do I balance choice and structure in Writer’s Workshop to foster passionate writers—no matter what their writing skills and reading capabilities?

Professional Reading

  • Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers by Martha Horn and Mary Ellen Giacobbe
  • The Girl with the Brown Crayon: How Childen Use Stories to Shape Their Lives by Vivian Gussin Paley
  • “Blogging as a Means of Crafting Writing” by Jan Lacina and Robin Griffith in The Reading Teacher (Vol 66, Issue 4, pp 316-320)
  • Guiding K-3 Writers to Independence by Patricia L Scharer and Gay Su Pinnell
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins
  • The Craft of Revision by Lucy Calkins and Pat Bleichman
  • The Conferring Handbook by Lucy Calkins

Web

Teacher Resources

Workshops and Conferences

  • Teachers’ Convention – “Create a Writer” by Lois Donovan
  • District PD Day

Colleagues

  • Classroom visits – with Mrs Bujold and Mrs Wyatt
  • AISI meetings
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