Google E-Journal Unit for Writing Workshop

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Amanda Write Now
Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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  1. Reading and writing workshop have never been easier with these editable units that can be stored in your Google Drive! Each unit includes:Engaging and easy to follow mini lessons Teacher guidesVideo overviewsEditable unit at a glance documentsEditable choice boardsEditable writing samplesEditable st
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This editable E-Journal and Journal Writing Unit made with Google Slides is exactly what you need to get your students journaling everyday for the rest of the school year in their Google Drive!

UPDATED MAY 5th 2020 to Include Distance Learning Lessons! These are great for sub plans or absent students.

Here's what you need:

• Internet connection

• Gmail accounts for you and your students

• Optional: OneDrive user directions included too

Here's what you'll get:

• Nine Journal Covers-so students can personalize their E-Journal

• Digital Notebook Paper- students type on digital notebook paper and duplicate it for each new entry

• 12 Mini Lessons

• Editable & Digital Charts

• Editable & Digital Writing Samples

• Step by Step Instructions for Teacher- explains how to access the E-Journal, Writing Charts & Writing Samples edit and share with your students so they can edit or view in Google Slides too!

• Step by Step Instructions for Students- directions take students through the process of choosing a cover, getting rid of the extra covers, typing their first journal entry and duplicating the digital notebook paper

• Prompts to Build Writing Independence- included within the E-Journal so that students always have a resource to get ideas for what to type in their E-Journal

• Four Posters- use these to supplement your writing instruction

12 Mini Lessons Structured in the Following Way:

Materials (including pre-made charts for use with the lesson)

Hook- a fun way to start the mini lesson

Teaching Point- a straightforward statement about what students will learn

Modeling- a way for you to show students the skill you are teaching

Practice-an opportunity for students to practice the skill with partners

Share-an opportunity for students to share with the whole class what they learned through the mini-lesson (done after independent writing time)

12 Mini Lesson Topics Included:

What is Writing Workshop?

Ways to Use Journals

Making Lists

More Lists

Emulating Authors

Timelines & Dates

Drawing Pictures & Maps

Writing Thoughts

Asking Questions

Writing Fiction

Collecting Words

Writing Information

Writing About Books

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72 pages
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