Writer’s Toolbox

A Website Dedicated to Improving Student’s Writing through Writer’s Workshop

Writer’s Toolbox:

Helping Teachers Teach Writing

The goal of this website is to provide teachers in Galloway Township Public Schools with resources and information to help them teach writing through Writer’s Workshop in the hopes of improving student writing and test scores.

A typical Writer’s Workshop Lesson should last approximately 50 minutes and include the following:

· Status of the class

· Mini-lesson/Teaching Point

· Follow Up/Mini-lesson

· Student work on:

             Piece in progress

             Conferencing

             Editing

             Center Work

· Author’s Chair

· Wrap-/Homework