In my class, Monday through Thursday, we have SWT (Sacred Writing Time) for ten minutes as I take attendance and get supplies ready. My students learn very early on they can't just sit there; they all have to be…"
"Thanks for the reply. I have used several of the writing fix lessons and they work great! I actually taught in Las Vegas for three years ( 2005-08) as a new teacher and that is where I first found this site. Now that I am back in my home state of…"
"I ,too, teach eighth grade and many of these prompts I give as options for nightly writing in each student's Writer's Notebook. Lots of the students need some help to get to 100% free choice concerning notebook entries. (By the way,…"
Hi, just joined this group and was wondering how much time do you devote to these writing prompts in a week. I am trying to set up a writing workshop for eighth graders and this "piece" of the process is giving me some trouble. I do not want to start each day with a prompt and I do not want to confuse my students on day we are writing larger pieces. Thanks in advance for your comments.