The purpose of the writer’s notebooks is to improve student performance in writing, as well as for parents to become an active part of their child’s writing. Becoming a strong writer is not an easy task and it requires a lot of practice. It is important for students to have ample opportunities to write in order to become more skilled writers. The writer’s notebook allows for students to plan, practice, edit, and be creative in their writing. Furthermore, it provides a time of reflection for your child and a way to see how they write first hand.
These journals could also be used for morning work or Daily 5.