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Monday, September 16, 2013

Writer's Workshop

This month in writing we will be creating writing plans and then writing our small moment stories.

First off, we talked about our writing folders and handed out our "Book of Words".  Our class then learned about authors and how they create a writing plan before they start writing.  As the wonderful writers that we are, we created a plan and listed ideas to write about, in the front of our writing journals.  This will be a great reference for students who are stumped on what to write next.  Throughout the year we will focus on our first grade writing goals.  These are clearly stated on our "writing bulletin board" within the classroom.  As we continue to become stronger, more confident writers, the students will start feeling and seeing their own success in writing.  To help them visualize and think about their writing goals, I have posted these goals on the board with students' writing pieces to match each goal.

Here are a few pics from our writers workshop to get a clear idea on what we are doing within the classroom to reach those goals!

Word book found at my TPT store

Happy Writing!


  1. LOVE your writing center!! The picture frames with student work are great! Wish we had a whole wall like yours to devote to our writing center!

    :) Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

    1. Thank you!
      I am so's a whole wall of bulletin boards. It made it easy to make a writing area for the classroom.
      THANK YOU for leaving a comment!

  2. Love your when I'm done poster. Your center looks so inviting!

    Rowdy in First Grade

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  4. I found this post via Pinterest, and I just wanted to thank you for posting it. I'm not a teacher, but an aspiring writer. I loved your photo of the list "What Do Writers Write"? It was a great reminder to me that just because I don't spend hours a day writing a novel, doesn't mean that I don't spend a few minutes here and there writing notes, letters, and lists. Thank you!