"For response to literature and informational writing I can see the notebook as being a place you teach them to write thought bubbles. The students could draw themselves and then thoughts about the literature or the informational writing. Also a…"
"Regarding the "Response to Literature," I have been revising one of my lessons at WritingFix (it's almost done!) to show how I teach my students to dedicate single pages in their notebooks to respond to stories and poems they've…"
I am using writer's notebooks in my 4th grade classroom and can't wait! But my students are assessed quarterly in writing, and these assessment scores are looked at closely by administration etc....The first quarter is narrative writing which works wonderfully with the notebook.... But then the genres are response to literature, response to informational writing, and writing a report....Any ideas on how notebooks can be used while teaching these forms of writing? They are rather dry!See More