Category: Writing

Setting Up Your Classroom for Writing

Writing instruction can and should begin in kindergarten. Starting a writers’ workshop in kindergarten can be scary if you’re not sure where to begin! Before launching a writing workshop, make sure that you set your class up to promote writing! Read on or press play for a few tips on

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3 Things I Did Wrong in Writer’s Workshop

Writer’s workshop was a weird time for me at the beginning of my educational career. Writing has always been something that I can do, but not something that I like to do. Once I received an A- on a paper and my professor told me that with some effort, I

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Developing Print Awareness Through Writing

There are many recipes in developing print awareness, but they all pretty much contain the same ingredients. We can help students to develop print awareness through reading, but we can also work on it during writing. Just as reading activities are crucial components of an effective literacy program, writing plays

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Publishing Student Writing in the Primary Classroom

This post is sponsored by Studentreasures. Your class has FINALLY reached the end of your writing unit, and now it’s time for final drafts to be completed and published! It’s so important for young writers to be able to share their work with someone other than their teacher or their

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