I received an email from a teacher this week who wrote:
I work with a great group of 2nd grade students who love to write. However, their spelling needs improvement. Do you have any suggestions?
Formal programs help students to see spelling patterns and to learn spelling rules Read more »
January 17th, 2009
So once you’ve introduced students to the pattern of three in literature, and they come to you regularly pointing out the pattern in the books they’re reading, how do you help them to use this pattern in their own writing?
I introduce this graphic organizer from Reading Response Read more »
November 6th, 2008
In Writer’s Workshop, the teacher never hears these two dreaded words, because in WW, there is no such thing as being done. Why not?
During Writer’s Workshop students are, simultaneously, at different stages of the writing process. They might be:
Prewriting (talking, drawing, webbing, completing a graphic organizer) Read more »