Want to see the workshop model in action? This video from Teaching Channel follows Sam Bennett's model so it moves beyond the reading and writing workshop: The Workshop Model at Shaw Middle School
- For basic information about how to launch the reading and writing workshop, check out unit plan from New York City.
- Curious about what a year might look like if it were structured around reading/writing workshop? If so, check out this year at a glance from JIS.
- Here's a blog from a very enthusiastic workshop teacher: We are teachers blog.
Check this padlet out for more insight into writing workshop.
A Blatantly Anti-Five Paragraph Essay site — In case you want to read any more anti-five paragraph essay critiques, check out this pinterest site.
Best Practices: Response/Feedback — On this page, you'll find links to sites with ideas for providing feedback to writing.
What about formula? — Here are some ideas about resisting the temptation to teach the five paragraph essay or other formulas.
What about grading? — Check out the ideas here about grading.
What about grammar? Teaching conventions? — See what tips you can find for teaching grammar and conventions.