What You Need to Really Make It Work in the Time You’ve Got
By Marilyn Bogusch Pryle
Veteran teacher Marilyn Pryle knows first hand the challenges of teaching writing workshop in middle school. She has fine-tuned her approach over the years and now shares her classroom-tested strategies in this step-by-step guide. She shows you how to establish routines, set high expectations, plan assignments that balance structure and choice, sequence mini-lessons to maximize students’ learning, design rubrics to ease the grading dilemma and encourage revision, and so much more. With management tips, scheduling options, test-prep ideas, ELL supports, and conferencing how-to’s, this is the essential resource for teaching writing workshop in middle school!
Make posters on any topics your students struggle with; use the walls as a resource. It is gratifying to see students get up on their own to consult a poster during class!
Grades 5 & Up