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EDUCATION
WRITING
TTMS--best ever writing site!
Kelly Gallagher's site (article of the week!)
The Write Guy (Jeff Anderson's site--great sentences list)
National Writing Project
English Teacher's Companion (Jim Burke)
English Teachers' Websites
Writer's Digest
The Writer


WRITING WORKSHOP
TEACHER WORKSHOP Ppt. (hyperlinks won't work, but I've included all the files 
on this site.=)

WRITING NEXT REPORT

WRITING NEXT HIGHLIGHTS Ppt.

RULES

SCHEDULE
Focus Activity
Mini-Lesson
Write
Writing Process Chart
Writing Process Steps Poster
Writing Process Steps Poster 2
Revising vs. Editing
Revising Sheet
STAR Revision
Revising Cards
Surface Revision Activities:
Grammar in Context ("Playing with Participles")
Sentence Branching
Artistic Sentences
Synonyms for "Said"
Cleaning up "Dead Words"
Verb Workout
Deep Revision Activities
Write Smaller
Question Floods
Magnify your Voice
Editing Tips
Conferencing/Responding:
Teacher Tips
Student Guidelines
Conference Request Form
Peer Conference Sheet
RAGS
Golden Lines
Share
Poster

WRITING FOLDERS/PORTFOLIOS
Writing Record
Writing Survey
Topic List
Spelling List
Favorite Words List
Strengths/Struggles List
Digital Portfolios
Sample Entry Sheets

ASSESSMENT
TAKS Writing Rubric/Self-Assessment
Essay Assessment (linked in WORD so you can customize it)
Sample READ Analysis
READ Analysis Peekover (cut in half, then fold in half and "hook" on the top of a
student paper to use as a guide for assessment without spending a lot of time at
       the copy machine--customize form for specific types of writing and to meet the
needs of individual students)
Self-Assessment
Improving Student Writing Without Losing your Mind! use with
Independent Correction Sheet

PUBLISHING
Great Publishing Links
Digital Storytelling--tweek the guidelines for Digital Booktalks and have students
      create digital stories complete with graphics and sound!  Run these in between
      classes--you'll be surprised how quickly students will come to class!

OTHER
Writer's Notebook Ppt.
Writer's Notebook Rubric
Professional Books Bibilography
Especially:
Atwell's In the Middle , Lessons the Change Writers, and Naming the World
Gallagher's Teaching Adolescent Writers
Anderson's Everyday Editing and Mechanically Inclined
Elliott's Using the Writer's Notebook in Grades 3-8
Fletcher's A Writer's Notebook
Lane's Reviser's Toolbox
TEACHER RESOURCES

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