Agenda for Micro Pine Elementary School

November 10, 2010
Whole Faculty

Topics: Book 3 in the series
K-2: Writing for readers: Teaching skills and strategies
3-5: Breathing life into essays

Assessment - Quick write: What’s gone well? What do you have questions about?
  • Jot down on an index card.
  • Discuss in your groups.
  • Develop a statement to share out about how your grade level or content area is doing with writers workshop. What are your needs? What is going well?

Modeling and Lessons:
Focus on the Readings:
  • Discussion about “Big Ideas”. What is the main focus of the book? What do you want to accomplish?
  • Flowchart for Lesson Planning
    • Talk in groups about the lessons you want to implement
    • How might you get started in implementing these ideas? How long might they take? How can you support each other?
Wrap Up:

Your own Personal Top 10 Personal Top 10
What's next?