The purpose of this blog is to provide a space to share teaching ideas that deal with writing - K to 12.
Recently, I have been working in schools, implementing the Calkins' Units of Study that are aligned with the CCSS. This program and the rubrics that accompany it are often used as a framework to meet proficiency guidelines.
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Monday, October 25, 2010
New Contest at Writing Fix for Teachers:)
For November, we have a different type of challenge just for the teachers! We've chosen four good lessons from WritingFix that currently don't have a Writer's Notebook activity included in the lesson write-up. We're looking for creative teachers to imagine what a writer's notebook page for any on of these lessons might look like, to design a teacher model for their own writer's notebook, and to photograph and post the page by the end of November! The best notebook page ideas will become part of the lesson, and those teachers will earn some books from the NNWP! Here is a link to the four lessons we're including in this November challenge: http://writingfix.com/classroom_tools/Writers_Notebooks.htm#teacher_models If this sounds fun to you, look over the lessons, choose one, and start imagining your own writer's notebook page for it!