This is the online support page for Launching the Writer’s Workshop: Grades 3-12.
The book explains how to present the lessons; this site provides all of the resources at your fingertips.
With your book in hand, find all the images, PDFs, and Notebook files mentioned section by section. (See below.)
The resources are offered in a variety of formats. To inquire about an additional version or format, please contact our office.
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The First Weeks
The Rest of the Year
Download a yearlong pacing guide that suggests the priority skills to teach per grade range, in what order, and in which writing units. In addition, page numbers indicate where relevant mini-lessons for that unit can be found with the Launching the Writer’s Workshop: Grades 3-12 book.
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