| A CURRICULAR PLAN FORThe Writing Workshop
Is the writing workshop the only way to teach writing? No. There are a variety of approaches or programs, but none of them matches the writing workshop when it comes to growing strong writers. That’s why, despite the pressures of testing, the writing workshop has endured and even flourished in thousands of schools across the country.It is a practical book, providing everything a teacher needs to get the writing workshop up and running. In clear language, Each chapter addresses an essential element, then suggests five or six specific things a teacher can do to implement the idea under discussion. There’s also a separate chapter entitled "What About Skills," which shows how to effectively teach skills in the context of writing.