I used the book, No More I'm Done by Jennifer
Jacobson for writing instruction in my classroom.
|Mini lessons will
consist of teaching about the writing process, the six traits and the
writing required the curriculum.
|During this time I
will play classical music and everyone, including myself, will quietly
write, draw, or think for 10 minutes.
Independent Writing Time
|After the Quiet Ten, I will turn off the music
and students have
independent writing time. During this time students are
applying the skills they've learned from the mini lesson in
their own pieces.
I will be monitoring students during this
time and conferring with students who have signed up for a
|when time permits
|When time permits,
I will allow up to 2 students who have signed up for author's chair to
share. During this time the audience will "point & question" the