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Literary Essay We are just about to finish up our third writing unit from Teacher's College/Lucy Calkins, so I wanted to share how it went, what we did, what worked and what (definitely) did not work! This quarter we focused on writing Literary Essays, which, before working my way through this unit, I could not have explained to anyone! So, since I wasn't 100% sure what a Literary Essay was and I knew my students weren't either, we started by just reading a bunch of sample essays and…

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Beckett Christoffel
Readers Workshop, Lucy Calkins, Second Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Writing, Third Grade Writing, Elementary Education, 4th Grade Writing, First Grade Writing

I was excited and delighted when our school purchased the Lucy Calkins Units of study for us - so excited I posted a review on the blog that's been pretty popular, so I know y'all are pretty excited too. :) When we purchased the set, I was lucky enough to go to a workshop with Lucy. {Spoiler alert: it was amazing, I highly recommend it.} As a way to share our knowledge, my principal asked those of us who were part of the workshop to share our thoughts on implementing the Lucy Calkins…

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Evie Olive
Typical Writing Workshop Format - Writing Workshop Wednesdays Workshop, Pre K, Organisation, Anchor Charts, Elementary Writing, First Grade Writing, Writing Center, 1st Grade Writing, Second Grade Writing

If you missed the first two parts of Writing Workshop Wednesdays...click below to catch up. Why Writing Workshop? WW Set-Up and Products Today I will be sharing with you the typical Writing Workshop format. This has been adapted from Lucy Calkin's Unit of Studies and Katie Wood Ray and Lisa Cleaveland's About the Authors. A typical Writing Workshop lesson consists of 4 components... Mini-Lesson Time for kids to write Conferring with students Sharing Mini-Lessons A mini-lesson typically lasts…

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Jamie Betts