Writers Workshop

Writers Workshop Procedures

1) Model for students
     The teacher:

  • thinks aloud about possible ideas, draws a picture and orally discusses why certain elements are in the drawing (prewriting)
  • decides what to write that corresponds to the picture
  • does adult/book writing (with student assistance)

2) Student Writing

  • get their writing notebooks/folders
  • date their next clean page
  • think about what they want to draw/write
  • draw their picture
  • write (with and with out assistance)