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- Writing workshop IS for secondary students. If you want to use a workshop approach to teaching writing, this bundle is for you! The bundle includes learning stations, short mentor texts, writing prompts, posters, activities, lessons, organizers, rubrics and more. You can also get access to my Worksh$40.00$50.97Save $10.97
I love the idea of a writer's notebook but, as a high school teacher, I don't have a lot of time for cutting and pasting. My students also need more room to write. So, I created a writing notebook that can be stored in a binder, one that allows room for students to work and to store other handouts as necessary. Each section of the notebook comes with a corresponding slide show that you can use to introduce, reinforce or review the skills and concepts in the notebook (depending on the age/needs of your students, you may need more detailed instruction for some of these).
APRIL 2020: The elements of good writing and description/narration files have been updated for distance learning. Download again if you already own this bundle, or click hereto access the distance version only.
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My binder has several sections: the first part teaches (or reminds) students about the writing process -- I've even included posters for your classroom.
The second section focuses on the elements of effective writing, and students will experiment with diction, tone, syntax, imagery and showing, not telling.
The third section takes a close look at description and narration and provides students with several exercises that they can use to hone these skills. You'll find pages for describing, reflecting, creating character, using dialogue, planning the plot, using foreshadowing and flashback, establishing point of view, creating setting, theme, symbolism, openings and closings.
Section four switches to non-fiction writing, and students will work on ways to write introductory and concluding paragraphs, as well as methods for developing their ideas. I have included a variety of graphic organizers that they can use for the essay types you may ask them to write.
There is also a teacher planner to help you with your planning, organization and assessment.
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