Establish a “Done” List

Establish a “Done” List

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Communicate Must-Do versus May-Do Tasks

Communicate Must-Do versus May-Do Tasks

Students are to work independently during Literacy Stations and the Writer’s Workshop. They have a lot of freedom and make many choices during this time: where to sit, what to read/write, who to work with. However, some teachers prefer to guide students’...
Make Room to Revise & Edit

Make Room to Revise & Edit

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Introduce Fun Revision Strategy: Story Surgery

Introduce Fun Revision Strategy: Story Surgery

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