This packet includes lesson plans to launch Writer's Workshop! These lesson plans can be used in Kindergarten, first, and second grade classrooms. Feel free to look at the preview for more information.
The lessons are geared toward helping students with the following skills:
How to get an idea on paper
How to sound out words and write them independently
How to stay engaged in Writer’s Workshop for longer periods of time (what to do when they think they’re finished)
How to begin illustrating
How to start writing a story
How to stretch an idea across several pages into a book
This unit is a great way to segue into Narrative Writing, and is Lucy Calkins inspired. All lessons include a Connection, Teaching, Active Engagement, and Sharing. This packet also includes writing paper templates for you to use in your classroom.