When you scroll below, you’ll will find mini lessons, videos & charts for your classroom use. I know that finding resources to teach writing can be challenging. Heck, everything about teaching writing is challenging! That is exactly why I created this page. You are not alone, teachers everywhere are struggling with teaching writing.
In my opinion writing workshop is the only way to teach writing successfully because students spend most of their time writing. But what does the teacher do during all this writing? First she teaches mini lessons which are brief and cover a targeted skill. Then she conferences with students to differentiate her instruction and meet students’ individual needs. For more on conferring click here.
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Behavior Mini Lessons
Narrative Mini Lessons
Writing Lots of Drafts
Parts of a Plot
Slowing Down & Speeding Up
Organizing Your Story
Discovering and Embedding Theme
Voice and Tone
31 More Mini Lesson Ideas