Presentation on theme: "Writing Workshop for the Very Young TBA PD Day – November 2, 2009 Kathy Laubon/Crossroads Writing Project TC"— Presentation transcript:
Writing Workshop for the Very Young TBA PD Day – November 2, 2009 Kathy Laubon/Crossroads Writing Project TC email@example.com http://crossroadswp.org
Activities Review Basics of Writer’s Workshop Model Writer’s Workshop Session Discussion with Panel Questions & Comments 3 Minute Video Sample Mini-lessons (if time allows)
“ If children are provided with marking tools, a suitable surface on which to write, and a safe place to play, they begin to make marks at quite an early age.” Judith Schickendanz, 2000 Quote to Think About
Stages of Writing Stages of Writing Drawing Scribbles Letter-like Forms Letter Strings Copying Environmental Print Invented Spelling Conventional Spelling
Writing Workshop-Major Players Katie Wood Ray Ralph Fletcher Lucy Calkins Nancy Atwell
Mentor Texts Use What You Have Use Your Favorites
Conferencing Check In Redirect Suggest Conference Observe
Publishing Read to themselves Read to a partner Read to teacher Staple Date Number
What Children May Do During Writer’s Workshop Think Talk Draw Write
What Children May Not Do During Writer’s Workshop Raise Their Hands Say “I’m done.”
Resources Calkins, L., A. Hartman, and Z. White. 2003. Units of Study For Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Febdgus,E., andI. Cardonick. 1999. Kid Writing: A Systematic Approach for Phonics, Journals and Writing Workshop. Bothell,WA:The Wright Group. Horn, M., and M.E. Giacobbe. 2007. Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers. Portland, ME: Steinhouse. Ray, K.W., and L.B. Cleveland.2004. About the Authors: Writing Workshop with Our Youngest Writers. Portsmouth,NH: Heinemann. Ray, K.W., and M. Glover. 2008.. Already Ready: Nurturing Writers in Preschool and Kindergarten. Portsmouth, NH:Heinemann.
Think About It Take a few minutes to jot down what you will take back from this workshop. What can you implement right away? Be prepared to share this info with your neighbor.
Evaluation What is the most important thing you will take away from this session? I wish there had been more… Three things I plan to use in my classroom … Additional Comments…