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Using Writer's Notebooks


Using Writer's Notebooks

This group was established on September 1, 2010, as part of WritingFix and the NNWP's "Year of the Writer's Notebook." Teacher members are invited to share how they've used writer's notebooks to inspire better idea development from their students.

Website: http://writingfix.com/Classroom_Tools/Writers_Notebooks.htm
Members: 499
Latest Activity: May 15, 2018

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Student developed Sacred Writing Slides

Hi I'm new here, but I loved the idea of having students develop their own Sacred Writing Slides. Not sure if we can share them here, but if we can it would be great to see what students have come up…Continue

Started by Julia Brewer May 17, 2015.

September is done! My new set of Writer's Notebook Bingo Cards! 1 Reply

http://corbettharrison.com/prewriting.htm#5  Based on my wife's make-your-own-Writer's-Notebook-Bingo-Cards assignment that she posted here…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison. Last reply by Ann Marie Ross Oct 31, 2014.

overwhelmed with writing workshop model 3 Replies

Hello,I am new to this board and am hoping someone can help me out.  I want to incorporate more of the writers workshop model in my classroom.  I teach 6th grade Language Arts - 80 minute blocks.  I…Continue

Started by Justin Greene. Last reply by Kendra Aug 26, 2013.

Norman Rockwell writing prompt for Writer's Notebook

Objective: Students will brainstorm ideas for a short storyTrait: Organization, writing hooksTime: 15 minutesMaterials: colored photocopies of Norman Rockwell paintingsProcedure:1. Display Norman…Continue

Tags: prompt, photo, hooks, organization

Started by Kendra Apr 28, 2013.

Where to start 9 Replies

I'm feeling a little overwhelmed by writing this year.  Any suggestions to get me started here?

Started by Karen Mool. Last reply by Angela K. Robarge Sep 8, 2012.

My NEW Anagram Writer's Notebook Challenge!


Started by Corbett Harrison Dec 17, 2011.

Spilling Ink-- has amyone else used this text?? 3 Replies

SoI just discovered this great new book and am wondering if I happen to be the last person on earth to find it?  The title is Spilling Ink, by Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter.  The authors describe it as…Continue

Tags: school, writing, middle, notebook, text

Started by Michele. Last reply by Lorinda Beekmann Sep 19, 2011.

Writer's Notebook -- "Start & Stop" Poetry

http://corbettharrison.com/lessons/start-and-stop-poems.htm  Just created a new two-page notebook spread assignment that I…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jul 26, 2011.

"Life is a Recipe" Writer's Notebook Spread

Still working on some new writing across the curriculum tasks to add to my writer's notebooks, since I have been placed on a core team next year with an amazing math, science, and social studies…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jul 16, 2011.

Put finishing touches on my own writer's notebook webpage this weekend! 5 Replies

http://corbettharrison.com/prewriting.htm I wanted to explain the similarities and difference between journals and writer's notebooks (my…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison. Last reply by Corbett Harrison Jul 10, 2011.


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